BOSTON (CBS) — The Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported 1,471 new confirmed COVID cases and 19 additional deaths in the state on Wednesday.
Health officials said the total number of confirmed cases in the state is now 774,403. The total number of confirmed deaths is now 18,413.READ MORE: Ames Nowell State Park In Abington Closes As Search For Missing Elijah Lewis Continues
There were 77,849 total new tests reported.READ MORE: Early Voting Begins In Boston For Mayoral Election
As of Wednesday, the seven-day weighted average of positive tests in Massachusetts is 2.01%.
There are 556 people currently hospitalized for a coronavirus-related illness.MORE NEWS: 4 Your Community: DAV Department Of Massachusetts
There are also 151 patients currently in intensive care.