BOSTON (CBS) — The Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported 1,115 new confirmed COVID cases and 23 additional deaths in the state on Tuesday.
Health officials said the total number of confirmed cases in the state is now 790,431. The total number of confirmed deaths is now 18,563.READ MORE: Quincy Christmas Parade Returns After Hiatus Due To COVID
There were 82,568 total new tests reported.READ MORE: Coronavirus In Massachusetts: Today's Developments
As of Tuesday, the seven-day weighted average of positive tests in Massachusetts is 1.61%.
There are 546 people currently hospitalized for a coronavirus-related illness.MORE NEWS: Victim In Lowell Homicide Identified As 22-Year-Old Dejah Jenkins-Minus
There are also 137 patients currently in intensive care.