BOSTON (CBS) — The Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported 1,380 new confirmed COVID cases and 22 additional deaths in the state on Tuesday.
Health officials said the total number of confirmed cases in the state is now 754,915. The total number of confirmed deaths is now 18,190.READ MORE: Record Fall Warmth: An Unprecedented Autumn In New England
There were 54,215 total new tests reported.READ MORE: As Pediatricians Get Ready To Give COVID Vaccine To Children, Some Doctors Say Review The Data
As of Tuesday, the seven-day weighted average of positive tests in Massachusetts is 1.97%.
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There are also 169 patients currently in intensive care.