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7,136 New COVID Cases In Massachusetts Thursday, A New One-Day Record

BOSTON (CBS) — The Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported 7,136 new confirmed coronavirus cases on Thursday, a new one-day record for the state, and 71 more deaths.

There were 108,412 total new tests reported.

As of Thursday, the seven-day weighted average of positive tests in Massachusetts is 7.83%.

Health officials said the total number of confirmed cases in the state is now 393,188 while the total number of deaths is 12,634.

There are 2,386 people currently hospitalized for a coronavirus-related illness Thursday, which is a decrease of 30 since Wednesday. There are 455 patients currently in intensive care.

There are an estimated 81,604 active cases in Massachusetts.

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