BOSTON (CBS) — The Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported 1,397 new confirmed COVID cases and 24 additional deaths in the state on Tuesday.
Health officials said the total number of confirmed cases in the state is now 808,601. The total number of confirmed deaths is now 18,719.READ MORE: 'Historically Low Level Of Blood': Red Cross Looking For Donors This Holiday Season
There were 63,441 total new tests reported.READ MORE: Police Locate Car Involved In Somerville Hit And Run
As of Tuesday, the seven-day weighted average of positive tests in Massachusetts is 2.05%.
There are 515 people currently hospitalized for a coronavirus-related illness.MORE NEWS: Peter Pan Offering $10,000 Sign-On Bonuses To Eligible Bus Drivers In Massachusetts
There are also 143 patients currently in intensive care.