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: 34-Year-Old Man Dies After Hit-And-Run In Bridgewater
There were 49,929 total new tests reported.READ MORE: Franklin Man Allegedly Driving 142 MPH Arrested In New Hampshire
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: 800 Nurses At St. Vincent Hospital In Worcester Preparing To Strike
There are an estimated 35,660 active cases in Massachusetts.