BOSTON (CBS) – The Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported 22,184 new confirmed COVID cases on Wednesday and 75 additional deaths.
As of Wednesday, the seven-day weighted average of positive tests in Massachusetts dropped slightly to 21.61%.READ MORE: Keolis Worker Put On Leave After Deadly Commuter Rail Crash In Wilmington
Health officials said the total number of confirmed cases in the state is now 1,287,109. The total number of confirmed deaths in the state is now 20,350.READ MORE: Massachusetts Reports 24,512 New COVID Cases Over 3 Days, 78 Additional Deaths
There were 120,643 total new tests reported.
There are 3,087 people currently in the hospital with COVID, the highest number since May 2020.MORE NEWS: Investigators Narrow Time Of Harmony Montgomery Disappearance To Late November, Early December 2019
There are also 473 patients currently in intensive care.