BOSTON (CBS) — The Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported 1,453 new confirmed COVID cases and 24 additional deaths in the state on Tuesday.
Health officials said the total number of confirmed cases in the state is now 731,564. The total number of confirmed deaths is now 18,015.READ MORE: I-Team: Hopkinton Drug Advertises Supply Of Ivermectin, Despite Ineffectiveness Against COVID
There were 65,226 total new tests reported.READ MORE: Coronavirus In Massachusetts: Today's Developments
As of Tuesday, the seven-day weighted average of positive tests in Massachusetts is 2.28%.
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There are also 172 patients currently in intensive care.