BOSTON (CBS) — The Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported 1,150 new confirmed COVID cases and 26 additional deaths in the state on Monday.
Health officials said the total number of confirmed cases in the state is now 540,794 while the total number of deaths is 15,534.READ MORE: Kim Janey Endorses Michelle Wu In Boston Mayoral Race
There were 49,929 total new tests reported.READ MORE: Lowell Family Closes On New Home Minutes Before Welcoming New Baby Girl
As of Monday, the seven-day weighted average of positive tests in Massachusetts is 1.90%.
There are 888 people currently hospitalized for a coronavirus-related illness Monday, which is a decrease of 39 since Sunday. There are 229 patients currently in intensive care.MORE NEWS: Massachusetts To Consider Allowing Supervised Drug-Use Sites In Virtual Hearing At Statehouse
There are an estimated 35,660 active cases in Massachusetts.