Massachusetts today reported 4,613 new Covid-19 cases, far higher than any day during the spring surge and close to 1,000 cases higher than the daily record set in mid-November.
The state also reported 1,259 people hospitalized with Covid-19, up from 1,191 on Tuesday and 485 on Nov. 2. It's the seventh straight day the number of hospitalized people has increased. The number remains lower than the rate seen in the spring, however.
The stats also show a non-college testing positivity rate of 6.85%