BOSTON (CBS) — Health officials reported 1,488 new confirmed coronavirus cases and 23 additional deaths in Massachusetts on Friday.
The Massachusetts Department of Public Health said the total number of confirmed cases in the state is now 153,229 while the total number of deaths is 9,750.READ MORE: Thousands Of Boston Elementary School Kids Return To The Classroom
The seven-day weighted average of positive tests in Massachusetts is 1.9%.READ MORE: Cats And Dogs Rescued From Texas Will Soon Be Up For Adoption In Mass.
As of Friday, there are 571 people currently hospitalized for a coronavirus-related illness, an increase of 10 from Thursday. There are 106 patients currently in intensive care.MORE NEWS: Blood Clots Caused By The Vaccine? Dr. Mallika Marshall Answers COVID Vaccine Questions
There were 20,248 new tests reported Friday. A total of 2,723,201 people in Massachusetts have now been tested for coronavirus.