BOSTON (CBS) — The Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported 405 new confirmed COVID cases and five additional deaths in the state on Saturday.
Health officials said the total number of confirmed cases in the state is now 659,246. The total number of confirmed deaths is now 17,458.READ MORE: Annissa Essaibi George: Any Suggestions Of Ties To Donald Trump Are 'Gross Statement'
There were 49,584 total new tests reported.READ MORE: Westboro Wrong-Way Crash Leaves Multiple People With Serious Injuries
As of Saturday, the seven-day weighted average of positive tests in Massachusetts is 0.99%.
There are 281 people currently hospitalized for a coronavirus-related illness Friday. There are 81 patients currently in intensive care.MORE NEWS: Man Dies After Being Hit By Truck On Route 6 In Harwich
There are an estimated 10,366 active cases in Massachusetts.