Mass. DPH Confirms 600 New COVID-19 Cases


BOSTON (WBZ NewsRadio) — The Massachusetts Department of Public Health confirmed another 600 cases of COVID-19 Saturday, upping the state's number of confirmed cases to 131,814.

The state DPH reported an additional 17 deaths, bringing the total number of deaths among confirmed cases to 9,292. There have also been 215 deaths among probable cases of the virus in Massachusetts.

Nearly 25,000 confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 have been reported among residents or workers at the state's long-term health care facilities.

There are currently 416 patients hospitalized with COVID-19 in Massachusetts, 75 patients are receiving intensive care, and 27 are intubated.

According to Johns Hopkins University Coronavirus Resource Center, the U.S. has confirmed more than 7.3 million cases of COVID-19 and nearly 210,000 Americans have died of COVID-19.

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