BOSTON (CBS) — The Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported 1,831 new confirmed COVID cases and eight additional deaths in the state on Sunday.
Health officials said the total number of confirmed cases in the state has is now 619,885. The total number of confirmed deaths is now 17,042.READ MORE: Car Parade In Wilmington Celebrates WWII Veteran's 100th Birthday
There were 85,910 total new tests reported.READ MORE: 3 Taken To Hospital With 'Serious Injuries' After Rollover Crash In Dracut
As of Sunday, the seven-day weighted average of positive tests in Massachusetts is 2.20%.
There are 698 people currently hospitalized for a coronavirus-related illness Sunday, which is an increase of 13 since Saturday. There are 172 patients currently in intensive care.MORE NEWS: Warnings Issued For 2 Rhode Island Ponds With High Bacteria
There are an estimated 36,466 active cases in Massachusetts.