BOSTON (CBS) — The Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported 1,949 new confirmed COVID cases and 65 additional deaths in the state on Saturday.
Health officials said the total number of confirmed cases in the state is now 527,435 while the total number of deaths is 15,116.READ MORE: I-Team: Kids In Crisis Spend Weeks In Emergency Room Waiting For Mental Health Services
There were 99,915 total new tests reported.READ MORE: Worcester Businesses Hope WooSox Help Them Bounce Back From COVID Pandemic
As of Saturday, the seven-day weighted average of positive tests in Massachusetts is 2.40%.
There are 1,149 people currently hospitalized for a coronavirus-related illness Saturday, which is a decrease of 84 since Friday. There are 291 patients currently in intensive care.MORE NEWS: TD Garden Capacity Increases As Bruins Head Into Playoffs
There are an estimated 46,413 active cases in Massachusetts.