(Bloomberg) — Consumers couldn’t access parts of the U.S. government’s online insurance exchange Monday, after a weekend of technical upgrades failed to eliminate delays in the hobbled system at the heart of the health care overhaul.

The federal website, meant to serve Americans in 36 states, was still delivering error messages to users trying to create an account saying the “system was unavailable.” In many of the 14 states running their own exchanges, including California and New York, the sites were operating, although New York’s had problems registering some consumers.

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