BOSTON (CBS) — The Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported 2,362 new confirmed COVID cases and 35 additional deaths in the state on Saturday.
Health officials said the total number of confirmed cases in the state is now 590,961 while the total number of deaths is 16,746.READ MORE: Family Friend: Mother Of Missing NH Boy Elijah Lewis Said He Was Going To Live With Family In California
There were 108,411 total new tests reported.READ MORE: Boston Police Standoff Shuts Down Part Of South End Neighborhood
As of Saturday, the seven-day weighted average of positive tests in Massachusetts is 2.35%.
There are 654 people currently hospitalized for a coronavirus-related illness Saturday, an increase of 32 since Friday.MORE NEWS: Fall River Convenience Store Owner Shot Dead; Homicide Investigation Underway
There are an estimated 29,806 active cases in Massachusetts.