BOSTON (CBS) — The Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported 1,243 new confirmed COVID cases and seven additional deaths in the state on Monday. The numbers include all coronavirus cases and deaths reported since Friday.
Health officials said the total number of confirmed cases in the state is now 669,647. The total number of confirmed deaths is now 17,685.READ MORE: Topsfield Fair Returns Friday After Year Off Due To Pandemic
There were 74,843 total new tests reported.READ MORE: MBTA Says Inspectors Checked Escalator 3 Weeks Before It Malfunctioned
As of Monday, the seven-day weighted average of positive tests in Massachusetts is 1.65%.
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There are also 32 patients currently in intensive care.