More Than 2,900 New Cases Of COVID-19 In Massachusetts

BOSTON (WBZ NewsRadio) — The Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported another 2,914 confirmed cases of COVID-19 Saturday, upping the state's total number of cases to 214,662.

The state DPH also reported another 40 deaths among confirmed cases, bringing the total COVID-death toll in Massachusetts to 10,441.

The seven-day average rate of positive coronavirus tests in the Commonwealth has risen over the past month to around 3.5 percent. The DPH said there are currently an estimated 42,549 active cases of the virus in the state.

There are currently 1,045 people hospitalized with COVID-19 in Massachusetts, and 225 coronavirus patients are receiving intensive care.

According to Johns Hopkins University Coronavirus Resource Center, the U.S. has now confirmed more than 13.2 million cases of COVID-19, and more than 265,000 Americans have died of the virus to date.

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