BOSTON (CBS) — The Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported 56 new confirmed COVID cases and two additional deaths in the state on Saturday.
Health officials said the total number of confirmed cases in the state is now 663,594. The total number of confirmed deaths is now 17,625.READ MORE: CDC Expected To Recommend Face Masks For Fully Vaccinated Americans Again In Some Indoor Settings
There were 30,602 total new tests reported.READ MORE: Mass. Traffic Is Back To Pre-Pandemic Levels, But At Different Times And Routes
As of Saturday, the seven-day weighted average of positive tests in Massachusetts is 0.29%.
There are 99 people currently hospitalized for a coronavirus-related illness Saturday. There are 25 patients currently in intensive care.MORE NEWS: North End Residents Voice Complaints About Outdoor Dining
There are an estimated 1,419 active cases in Massachusetts.