BOSTON (CBS) — The Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported 2,915 new confirmed COVID cases and 31 additional deaths in the state on Tuesday.
Health officials said the total number of confirmed cases in the state is now 855,442. The total number of confirmed deaths is now 18,991.READ MORE: Blizzard Warning For Potentially Historic Storm That's Likely To Bring More Than 2 Feet Of Snow
There were 63,676 total new tests reported.READ MORE: 'Take It Very Seriously': Gov. Baker Urges Mass. Residents To Stay Off Roads During Nor'easter
As of Tuesday, the seven-day weighted average of positive tests in Massachusetts is 4.46%.
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There are also 190 patients currently in intensive care.