BOSTON (CBS) — The Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported 203 new confirmed COVID cases and nine additional deaths in the state on Saturday.
Health officials said the total number of confirmed cases in the state is now 660,969. The total number of confirmed deaths is now 17,504.READ MORE: 19-Year-Old Stabbed In Neck During Melrose Home Invasion
There were 45,028 total new tests reported.READ MORE: 'You've Got No Line': Demand Appears To Be Easing At COVID-19 Testing Sites
As of Saturday, the seven-day weighted average of positive tests in Massachusetts is 0.69%.
There are 236 people currently hospitalized for a coronavirus-related illness Saturday. There are 73 patients currently in intensive care.MORE NEWS: Major Winter Snow Storm With Blizzard Conditions Possible Saturday
There are an estimated 76,892 active cases in Massachusetts.