Mass. DPH Confirms More Than 2,000 New COVID-19 Cases Sunday

BOSTON (WBZ NewsRadio) — The Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported another 2,076 confirmed cases of COVID-19 Sunday, bringing the state's total number of confirmed cases to 182,544.

The Mass. DPH also reported an additional 33 deaths among confirmed cases, upping the state's total to 10,098 deaths among confirmed cases. There have also been 231 deaths among probable cases of the virus.

The state's seven-day average rate of positive tests has more than doubled over the past month, and has been hovering over three percent for the past three days.

There are currently 737 patients hospitalized with COVID-19 across the Commonwealth. 159 people with coronavirus are receiving intensive care, and 70 COVID-patients are intubated.

According to the Johns Hopkins University Coronavirus Research Center, the U.S. has surpassed 11 million cases, and more than 246,000 Americans have died of COVID-19 to date.

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