BOSTON (CBS) — The Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported 3,836 new confirmed COVID cases on Friday. There were 17 additional deaths reported.
The seven-day weighted average of positive tests in Massachusetts has now jumped to 6.63%. Friday is the highest rate since January 31 when it was 6.63%.
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Currently, there are 567 people in the hospital with COVID. There are also 47 patients currently in intensive care.
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Health officials said the total number of confirmed cases in the state is now 1,638,144. The total number of confirmed deaths in the state is now 19,198.
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There were 73,464 total new tests reported.
Source : https://boston.cbslocal.com/2022/05/06/massachusetts-reports-3836-new-covid-cases-positivity-rate-rises-to-6-63/