Feb 23, 2021
Massachusetts Reports 1,114 New COVID Cases, 30 Additional Deaths
This news has been received from: cbslocal.com
All trademarks, copyrights, videos, photos and logos are owned by respective news sources. News stories, videos and live streams are from trusted sources.
Health officials said the total number of confirmed cases in the state is now 541,908 while the total number of deaths is 15,564.READ MORE: Stay Tuned, Baker Says On Possibility Fans Will Soon Be Allowed In Massachusetts Stadiums
There were 62,531 total new tests reported.READ MORE: Immigrant Activists Renew Push For Massachusetts Drivers Licenses
As of Tuesday, the seven-day weighted average of positive tests in Massachusetts is 1.89%.
There are 879 people currently hospitalized for a coronavirus-related illness Tuesday, which is a decrease of nine since Monday. There are 225 patients currently in intensive care.MORE NEWS: 3 Feet Of Distance Minimum Goal For Bringing Kids Back To School, Education Officials Say
There are an estimated 33,951 active cases in Massachusetts.
News Source: cbslocal.com
15 killed, several others injured after crash involving big rig in Imperial County
HOLTVILLE, Calif. (KABC) -- Fifteen people were killed and at least three others were seriously injured in a crash involving a big rig and an SUV near the U.S.-Mexico border in Imperial County Tuesday morning, according to officials.
California Highway Patrol officers responded to Highway 115 at Norrish Road in Holtville, located about 125 miles east of San Diego, authorities said.
Desert Regional Medical Center confirmed three patients transported from the scene were being treated in the intensive care unit.
Imperial County Fire officials said the crash prompted a second-alarm response, with 25 additional personnel called to the scene along with at least four additional ambulances and four air helicopters.
Additional details, including the number of fatalities, have not yet been released.
DEVELOPING: This report will be updated as more information becomes available.