BOSTON (CBS) — The Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported 216 new confirmed COVID cases and four additional deaths in the state on Saturday.
Health officials said the total number of confirmed cases in the state is now 662,028. The total number of confirmed deaths is now 17,544.READ MORE: Kim Janey Endorses Michelle Wu In Boston Mayoral Race
There were 40,091 total new tests reported.READ MORE: Lowell Family Closes On New Home Minutes Before Welcoming New Baby Girl
As of Saturday, the seven-day weighted average of positive tests in Massachusetts is 0.56%.
There are 181 people currently hospitalized for a coronavirus-related illness Saturday. There are 65 patients currently in intensive care.MORE NEWS: Massachusetts To Consider Allowing Supervised Drug-Use Sites In Virtual Hearing At Statehouse
There are an estimated 4,486 active cases in Massachusetts.