BOSTON (CBS) — The Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported 725 new confirmed coronavirus cases and nine additional deaths in the state on Monday.
Health officials said the total number of confirmed cases in Massachusetts is now 156,385 while the total number of deaths is 9,797. There are an estimated 16,561 active cases.READ MORE: State Workers Face Sunday Deadline To Get COVID Vaccine Or Risk Losing Jobs
The seven-day weighted average of positive tests in Massachusetts is 1.78%.READ MORE: Coronavirus In Massachusetts: Today's Developments
As of Monday, there are 469 people currently hospitalized for a coronavirus-related illness, an increase of 33 from Sunday. There are 96 patients currently in intensive care.MORE NEWS: Start Of Bruins Season Brings More Business To Sports Bars Near TD Garden
There were 51,419 total new tests reported Monday.