More Than 1,800 New COVID-19 Cases In Massachusetts Sunday

BOSTON (WBZ NewsRadio) — The Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported another 1,809 confirmed cases of COVID-19 Sunday, bringing the state's total number of confirmed cases to 166,745.

The DPH also reported 22 more deaths among confirmed cases, upping the total number of confirmed COVID-deaths in Massachusetts to 9,923. An additional 226 deaths have also been reported among probable cases of the virus.

According to the DPH, there are currently more than 22,000 estimated active cases of coronavirus in the state.

Over the past month, Massachusetts' seven-day average number of newly confirmed cases has more than doubled from 623 in early October to 1,282 in early November.

The state's seven-day weighted average rate of positive molecular tests has also been ticking up over the last few weeks. It rose from a positivity rate of 1.9 percent in early October to 2.3 percent Sunday.

According to Johns Hopkins University Coronavirus Research Center, the U.S. has confirmed nearly 9.95 million cases, and more than 237,000 deaths from COVID-19.

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