BOSTON (CBS) — The Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported 1,516 new confirmed COVID cases and 41 additional deaths in the state on Saturday.
Health officials said the total number of confirmed cases in the state is now 548,874 while the total number of deaths is 15,744.READ MORE: Search For Missing 5-Year-Old Boy Elijah Lewis Continues In New Hampshire
There were 108,261 total new tests reported.READ MORE: Boston Police Cruiser, Sedan Collide In Early Morning Crash In Roxbury
As of Saturday, the seven-day weighted average of positive tests in Massachusetts is 1.85%.
There are 785 people currently hospitalized for a coronavirus-related illness Saturday, which is a decrease of 22 since Friday. There are 204 patients currently in intensive care.MORE NEWS: Recent Lawrence High School Fights Prompt City Officials To Convene For Emergency Meeting
There are an estimated 30,111 active cases in Massachusetts.