BOSTON (CBS) — The Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported 1,448 new confirmed COVID cases and 23 additional deaths in the state on Wednesday.
Health officials said the total number of confirmed cases in the state is now 756,363. The total number of confirmed deaths is now 18,213.READ MORE: Runner Who Suffered Heart Attack During Boston Marathon Hopes To Come Back Stronger
There were 97,488 total new tests reported.READ MORE: Record Fall Warmth: An Unprecedented Autumn In New England
As of Wednesday, the seven-day weighted average of positive tests in Massachusetts is 1.97%.
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There are also 165 patients currently in intensive care.