Health officials announce 244 new coronavirus cases and 7 deaths, bringing confirmed death toll to 9,107 in Mass.

BOSTON (WHDH) — The Department of Public Health reported 244 newly confirmed coronavirus cases on Sunday.

A total of 125,723 cases have been reported so far in Massachusetts and seven new deaths elevating the confirmed virus-related death toll to 9,107 statewide.

Three hundred and sixty-seven people are currently hospitalized. Sixty-nine are currently receiving treatment in the Intensive Care Unit.

Symptoms of coronavirus include fever, cough, and shortness of breath, according to the CDC. Reported worldwide illnesses have ranged from mild symptoms to severe illness and death.

The virus is thought to spread mainly from person-to-person, typically between people who are in close contact with one another and via respiratory droplets produced when an infected person coughs or sneezes.

Click here for more coronavirus coverage.

(Copyright (c) 2020 Sunbeam Television. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)