Another 48 Deaths Among Confirmed COVID-19 Cases In Massachusetts

BOSTON (WBZ NewsRadio) — The Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported another 4,747 confirmed cases of COVID-19 Sunday, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the state to 247,559.

The DPH said more than 57,000 of those cases in the state are estimated to be active.

The state DPH also reported another 48 deaths among confirmed cases of the virus, upping he state's total confirmed COVID-death toll to 10,763. There have also been 241 deaths among probable cases.

Over the past month, the seven-day average number of COVID-19 deaths in Massachusetts has almost doubled, and the state's seven-day average number of patients hospitalized with COVID-19 has almost tripled.

More than 1,400 people are currently hospitalized with the virus in the Commonwealth, 298 are receiving intensive, and 139 are intubated.

According to the Johns Hopkins University Coronavirus Resource Center, more than 14.7 million cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in the U.S., and more than 282,000 Americans have died of the virus to date.

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