BOSTON (CBS) — The Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported 1,492 new confirmed COVID cases and 27 additional deaths in the state on Wednesday.
Health officials said the total number of confirmed cases in the state is now 765,351. The total number of confirmed deaths is now 18,320.READ MORE: 'Unusual Situation': Why Gas Prices Are So Expensive - And How You Can Save Money
There were 101,368 total new tests reported.READ MORE: Boston To Remove Tents At 'Mass And Cass' Homeless Encampments; Public Health Crisis Declared
As of Wednesday, the seven-day weighted average of positive tests in Massachusetts is 1.83%.
There are 589 people currently hospitalized for a coronavirus-related illness.MORE NEWS: Plane Headed To ALCS Game In Boston Crashes In Texas, No Serious Injuries Reported
There are also 156 patients currently in intensive care.