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Massachusetts Reports 2,499 New COVID Cases, 53 Additional Deaths

BOSTON (CBS) -- The Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported 2,499 new confirmed COVID cases on Friday. There were also 53 additional deaths reported.

As of Friday, the seven-day weighted average of positive tests in Massachusetts is down to 3.74%.

Health officials said the total number of confirmed cases in the state is now 1,518,669. The total number of confirmed deaths in the state is now 22,122.

There were 81,787 total new tests reported.

There are 1,062 people currently in the hospital with COVID.

There are also 193 patients currently in intensive care.

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