BOSTON (CBS) — The Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported 2,716 new confirmed COVID cases and 15 additional deaths in the state on Wednesday.
Health officials said the total number of confirmed cases in the state is now 734,280. The total number of confirmed deaths is now 18,030.READ MORE: Moderna's Vaccine Is Most Effective Against COVID Hospitalization, But Pfizer And J&J Also Protect Well, CDC-Led Study Says
There were 119,979 total new tests reported.READ MORE: Framingham Latest Community To Ask National Guard For Help Driving Students To School
As of Wednesday, the seven-day weighted average of positive tests in Massachusetts is 2.44%.
There are 706 people currently hospitalized for a coronavirus-related illness.MORE NEWS: Massachusetts Unemployment Rate Stands At 5%, Just Below National Average
There are also 173 patients currently in intensive care.