BOSTON (CBS) — The Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported 3,957 new confirmed COVID cases and 87 additional deaths in the state on Saturday.
Health officials said the total number of confirmed cases in the state is now 495,599 while the total number of deaths is 14,241.READ MORE: The Roaring 2020s? A Look At What The Post-Pandemic Economy Could Look Like
There were 143,342 total new tests reported.READ MORE: Police Search For Suspect After Report Of Shots Fired At Salem Walmart
As of Saturday, the seven-day weighted average of positive tests in Massachusetts is 3.89%.
There are 1,739 people currently hospitalized for a coronavirus-related illness Saturday, which is a decrease of 50 since Friday. There are 393 patients currently in intensive care.MORE NEWS: Massachusetts Reopening Plan: COVID Restrictions Loosen Monday, Including Restaurant Capacity
There are an estimated 72,965 active cases in Massachusetts.