BOSTON (CBS) — The Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported 4,466 new confirmed COVID cases and 36 additional deaths in the state on Tuesday, after no reports over the weekend and Columbus Day.
Health officials said the total number of confirmed cases in the state is now 772,932. The total number of confirmed deaths is now 18,394.READ MORE: Injuries Reported At Car Crash In South Boston
There were 238,997 total new tests reported.READ MORE: State Workers Face Sunday Deadline To Get COVID Vaccine Or Risk Losing Jobs
As of Tuesday, the seven-day weighted average of positive tests in Massachusetts is 1.88%.
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There are also 144 patients currently in intensive care.