BOSTON (CBS) — The Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported 1,880 new confirmed COVID cases and 29 additional deaths in the state on Saturday.
Health officials said the total number of confirmed cases in the state is now 577,902 while the total number of deaths is 16,498.READ MORE: FDA, CDC Call For Pause On Johnson & Johnson Vaccines To Investigate Blood Clots
There were 110,659 total new tests reported.READ MORE: Fire Guts Meadow Brook Golf Club Clubhouse In Reading For Second Time In Nearly A Year
As of Saturday, the seven-day weighted average of positive tests in Massachusetts is 1.99%.
There are 588 people currently hospitalized for a coronavirus-related illness Saturday, an increase of two since Friday.MORE NEWS: Man Killed In Apparent Hit-And-Run On Route 93 In Braintree
There are an estimated 26,433 active cases in Massachusetts.