The state DPH also confirmed another 105 deaths among confirmed cases of the virus, upping the Commonwealth's confirmed COVID-death toll to 12,341. There have also been 269 deaths among probable cases.
The state's rate of positive COVID-19 tests has risen to 8.42 percent.
The seven-day average number of COVID-19 patients in hospitals in Massachusetts has also doubled over the past month.
There are currently 2,291 people hospitalized with the virus across the state, 416 are receiving intensive care, and 258 patients with coronavirus are intubated.
According to the Johns Hopkins University Coronavirus Research Center, the U.S. has surpassed 20.5 million confirmed cases of the virus, and more than 351,000 Americans have died of COVID-19 to date.
Written by Brit Smith
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