BOSTON (CBS) — The Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported 2,807 new confirmed COVID cases on Wednesday. The seven-day weighted average of positive tests in Massachusetts increased to 4.87%.
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Health officials said the total number of confirmed cases in the state is now 1,611,466. The total number of confirmed deaths in the state is now 19,119.READ MORE: Edwin Fantauzzi identified as suspect in reported Downtown Boston rape
There were 61,713 total new tests reported.
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There are also 32 patients currently in intensive care.