More Than 180,000 Cases of COVID-19 Confirmed In Massachusetts

BOSTON (WBZ NewsRadio) — The Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported another 2,841 confirmed cases of COVID-19 Saturday, bringing the state's total number of confirmed cases to 180,468.

The state DPH also reported an additional 27 deaths among confirmed cases. There have now been 10,065 deaths among confirmed cases, and 228 deaths among probable cases of the virus in Massachusetts.

The state's seven-day average rate of positive tests has ticked up over the past few weeks to 3.07 percent.

Between October 25th and November 7th, the majority of newly confirmed cases of the virus were reported in people aged 20-29 years (4,278 new cases,) followed by people aged 0-19 years (3,608 new cases.)

There are currently 705 patients hospitalized with COVID-19 across the Commonwealth. 151 people with coronavirus are receiving intensive care, and 71 COVID-patients are intubated.

According to the Johns Hopkins University Coronavirus Research Center, the U.S. has surpassed 10.85 million cases, and more than 245,000 Americans have died of COVID-19 to date.

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