BOSTON (WHDH) - BOSTON (WHDH) – The Department of Public Health reported 550 newly confirmed coronavirus cases on Saturday.
A total of 139,903 cases have been reported so far in Massachusetts and 21 new deaths elevating the confirmed virus-related death toll to 9,503 statewide.
Five hundred people are currently hospitalized. Eighty-eight are currently receiving treatment in the Intensive Care Unit.
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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