BOSTON (CBS) — The Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported 1,887 new confirmed COVID cases and 43 additional deaths in the state on Friday.
Health officials said the total number of confirmed cases in the state is now 576,022 while the total number of deaths is 16,469.READ MORE: OB-GYN Associations Recommend All Pregnant People Get Vaccinated Against COVID-19
There were 106,772 total new tests reported.READ MORE: 'We Want Answers': Friends Say Death Of Saugus Woman While Hiking In Arizona Needs To Be Further Investigated
As of Friday, the seven-day weighted average of positive tests in Massachusetts is 2.01%.
There are 586 people currently hospitalized for a coronavirus-related illness Friday, a decrease of six since Thursday.MORE NEWS: Body Believed To Be Missing Man Kevin Mahoney Found In Water Off Newburyport
There are an estimated 25,986 active cases in Massachusetts.