Health officials announce 340 new coronavirus cases and 15 deaths, bringing confirmed death toll to 9,100 in Mass.

BOSTON (WHDH) - BOSTON (WHDH) — The Department of Public Health reported 340 newly confirmed coronavirus cases on Sunday.

A total of 125,479 cases have been reported so far in Massachusetts and 15 new deaths elevating the confirmed virus-related death toll to 9,100 statewide.

Three hundred and sixty-four people are currently hospitalized. Sixty-one 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.

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