BOSTON (CBS) — The Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported 5,883 new confirmed COVID cases and 30 additional deaths in the state on Thursday.
Health officials said the total number of confirmed cases in the state is now 927,563. The total number of confirmed deaths is now 19,361.READ MORE: Man In 'Grave Condition' After South Shore Plaza Shooting In Braintree; No Arrests Made Yet
There were 122,993 total new tests reported.READ MORE: Driver Killed By Commuter Rail Train In Wilmington Identified; MBTA Says 'Human Error' Focus Of Investigation
As of Thursday, the seven-day weighted average of positive tests in Massachusetts is up slightly to 5.44%.
There are 1,473 people currently hospitalized for a coronavirus-related illness.MORE NEWS: Vigil And March Held In Belmont For Henry Tapia, One Year After Being Killed In Road Rage Confrontation
There are also 319 patients currently in intensive care.