BOSTON (CBS) – The Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported 182 new confirmed coronavirus cases and seven additional deaths in the state on Monday. The total number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the state is now 108,562 while the total number of deaths is 8,317.

As of Monday, there are 350 people currently hospitalized for a coronavirus-related illness, a decrease of 14 from Sunday. There are 57 patients currently in intensive care.

There were 10,291 new tests reported in the last 24 hours. A total of 1,123, 793 people in Massachusetts have now been tested for coronavirus.

There were also 107 new probable cases reported Monday for a total of 7,364 probable cases in the state.

Probable cases are people who were not given a standard test but tested positive for the antibody and had COVID-19 symptoms or have not been given any type of test but had COVID-19 symptoms and were exposed to a known positive case. Probable cases also include individuals whose death certificate says coronavirus even though they were not tested.

The average age of COVID-19 cases in Massachusetts is 51. The average age of deaths in COVID-19 cases is 82.


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