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: Elijah Lewis Search: Large Police Presence In Abington Related To Missing 5-Year-Old Boy
The seven-day weighted average of positive tests in Massachusetts is 1.9%.READ MORE: Massachusetts Reports 1,343 New COVID Cases, 15 Additional Deaths
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: Vaccine Booster Sites Open In Brockton And Danvers Next Week
There were 20,248 new tests reported Friday. A total of 2,723,201 people in Massachusetts have now been tested for coronavirus.