One new coronavirus death was reported in Massachusetts on Monday, as statewide hospitalizations continued to decline and other key data indicators kept showing progress.
The one new coronavirus death brings the state’s COVID-19 death toll to 8,433, the state Department of Public Health announced. The three-day average of coronavirus daily deaths has dropped from 161 at the start of May to 10 now.
The state has logged 113,789 cases of the highly contagious disease, an increase of 174 confirmed cases and 81 probable cases since Sunday. Of the 113,789 total cases, at least 95,390 people have recovered.
Coronavirus hospitalizations went down by 15 patients, bringing the state’s COVID-19 hospitalization total to 483. Overall, the statewide hospitalization total has declined by 3,079 since May 5.
There are 67 patients in the ICU, and 38 patients are currently intubated.
The highest peak of Massachusetts coronavirus hospitalizations was 3,965 on April 21. The three-day average of the number of coronavirus hospitalizations has gone from 3,707 on May 1 to 493 now.
An additional 10,665 tests have brought the state’s total to more than 1.3 million tests. The seven-day weighted average of the state’s positive test rate has declined from 16.6% on May 1 to 1.6%.
The state reported 23,844 residents and health care workers at long-term care facilities have now contracted the virus, with 368 facilities reporting at least one case of COVID-19.
Of the state’s 8,433 total coronavirus deaths, 5,361 are connected to long-term care facilities.
The U.S. has recorded more than 3.8 million coronavirus cases — the most cases in the world. More than 140,000 Americans have died, and more than 1.1 million have recovered.
There are more than 14.6 million confirmed cases worldwide and more than 608,000 deaths. More than 8.2 million people have recovered.