BOSTON (CBS) — The Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported 481 new confirmed COVID cases and 18 additional deaths in the state on Monday.
Health officials said the total number of confirmed cases in the state is now 648,249. The total number of confirmed deaths is now 17,288.READ MORE: New Kids On The Block Reschedules Fenway Park Show With Bell Biv Devoe
There were 25,827 total new tests reported.Somerville To Follow State's Reopening Timeline, End COVID Restrictions On May 29
As of Monday, the seven-day weighted average of positive tests in Massachusetts is 1.49%.
There are 522 people currently hospitalized for a coronavirus-related illness Monday. There are 133 patients currently in intensive care.MORE NEWS: Fidelity Creates Youth Account For Teens To Invest, Trade Stocks
There are an estimated 23,676 active cases in Massachusetts.