CT’s COVID-19 positivity rate decreases to 8.95%; 31 additional virus-related deaths

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HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — Governor Ned Lamont announced Thursday the state’s COVID-19 positivity rate has decreased to 8.95%.

Out of the 22,839 tests administered, 2,045 came back positive.

Virus-related hospitalizations are down by 31, for a current total of 1,136.

31 more coronavirus-related deaths have also been reported since Wednesday.


Governor Ned Lamont announced Wednesday the state’s COVID-19 positivity rate has increased to 9.14%.

Out of the 18,548 tests administered, 1,696 came back positive.

Virus-related hospitalizations are down by 59, for a current total of 1,167.

40 more coronavirus-related deaths have also been reported since Tuesday.

Governor Ned Lamont announced Wednesday that around 54,727 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered to our healthcare workers and nursing home residents and staff. Connecticut has the highest percentage of doses administered in the northeast.

Wednesday marked the 120th briefing from Governor Lamont since the start of the pandemic.


Governor Ned Lamont announced Tuesday the state’s COVID-19 positivity rate has decreased to 5.64%.

Out of the 13,603 tests administered, 767 came back positive.

Virus-related hospitalizations are up by 7, for a current total of 1,226.

20 more coronavirus-related deaths have also been reported since Monday.


Governor Ned Lamont announced Monday in a press conference that the state’s COVID-19 positivity rate has increased to 6% after the Christmas holiday.

Out of the 139,889 tests administered, 8,457 came back positive.

Virus-related hospitalizations are up by 19, for a current total of 1,219.

113 more coronavirus-related deaths have also been reported.


Governor Ned Lamont announced Thursday that the state’s COVID-19 positivity rate has slightly decreased to 5.43%.

Hospitalizations increased by 45. 1,200 patients are currently hospitalized for the virus in the state.

There are 55 additional CT residents who have died as a result of the virus, bringing the total to 5,791.


Governor Ned Lamont announced Wednesday that the state’s COVID-19 positivity rate has slightly decreased to 6.08%.

Current hospitalizations have dropped by four. 1,155 are currently hospitalized for the virus in the state.

32 additional CT residents have died as a result of the virus, bringing the total to 5,735.

The governor says, based on the numbers, it looks like the infection rates have stabilized after the Thanksgiving holiday. But warns not to lower our guard on COVID protections for the upcoming Christmas holiday.


Governor Ned Lamont announced Tuesday that the state’s COVID-19 positivity rate has increased to 6.67%.

Out of the 23,737 tests administered, 1,583 came back positive.

Virus-related hospitalizations are up by 16, for a current total of 1,159.

27 more coronavirus-related deaths have also been reported since Monday.


CT’s COVID-19 positivity rate decreases to 5.2%; 95 additional virus-related deaths; hospitalizations down by 24

Out of the 88,731 tests administered, 4,595 came back positive.

Virus-related hospitalizations are down by 24, for a current total of 1,143.

95 more coronavirus-related deaths have also been reported since Friday.


Governor Ned Lamont announced in a press conference Thursday that the state’s COVID-19 positivity rate has decreased to 6.4%.

Out of the 35,948 tests administered, 2,321 came back positive.

Virus-related hospitalizations are down by 49, for a current total of 1,205.

46 more coronavirus-related deaths have also been reported since Wednesday.


Governor Ned Lamont announced in a press conference Wednesday that the state’s COVID-19 positivity rate has increased to 7.4%.

Out of the 31,277 tests administered, 2,319 came back positive.

Virus-related hospitalizations are down by 15, for a current total of 1,254.

40 more coronavirus-related deaths have also been reported since Tuesday.


Governor Ned Lamont announced in a press conference Tuesday that the state’s COVID-19 positivity rate has decreased slightly to 5.98%.

That’s a drop from the 6% positivity rate that was reported on Monday.

Out of the 24,580 tests administered, 1,470 came back positive.

Virus-related hospitalizations are up by 26, for a current total of 1,269.

22 more coronavirus-related deaths have also been reported since Monday.


The state’s COVID-19 positivity rate has gone down to 6%, Governor Ned Lamont reported on Monday.

Out of the 119,015 tests administered, 7,231 came back positive.

Virus-related hospitalizations are up by 33, for a current total of 1,243.

81 more coronavirus-related deaths have also been reported since Friday.


The state’s COVID-19 positivity rate has gone up to 7%, Governor Ned Lamont reported Friday.

Virus-related hospitalizations are down by four since Thursday.

36 more coronavirus-related deaths have also been reported since Thursday.


The state’s COVID-19 positivity rate has gone down to 6.6%, Governor Ned Lamont reported on Thursday.

Out of the 36,659 tests administered, 2,431 came back positive.

Virus-related hospitalizations are down by 48, for a current total of 1,214.

42 more coronavirus-related deaths have also been reported since Wednesday.


The state’s COVID-19 positivity rate has gone down to 7.56%, Governor Ned Lamont reported on Wednesday.

Out of the 30,279 tests administered, 2,290 came back positive.

Virus-related hospitalizations are up by 39, for a current total of 1,262.

43 more coronavirus-related deaths have also been reported since Tuesday.


The state’s COVID-19 positivity rate has gone up to 8.6% since Monday, Governor Ned Lamont reported in a virtual event Tuesday.

Out of the 27,918 tests administered, 2,414 came back positive.

Virus-related hospitalizations are up by 40, for a current total of 1,223.

18 more coronavirus-related deaths have also been reported since Monday.


The state’s COVID-19 positivity rate has gone up to 6.61% since Friday, Governor Ned Lamont reported on Monday.

Out of 123,021 tests reported in the last three days, 8,129 came back positive.

We’ve now passed 3.5 million tests since the pandemic began – “almost one-test-per-person on the state”, according to the governor.

Virus-related deaths in the state have gone up 78 since Friday.

Virus-related hospitalizations have gone up 33 since Friday.


Governor Lamont reported the state’s latest COVID-19 positivity rate has decreased to 5.52% on Friday

Out of the 27,840 tests administered since Wednesday, 1,538 came back positive.

Virus-related hospitalizations are down by 41, for a current total of 1,150.

35 more coronavirus-related deaths have also been reported since Thursday.


Governor Lamont reported the state’s latest COVID-19 positivity rate has increased to 7% on Thursday.

Out of the 66,645 tests administered since Wednesday, 4,751 came back positive.

Virus-related hospitalizations are down by 11, for a current total of 1,191.

20 more coronavirus-related deaths have also been reported since Wednesday.


On Wednesday, Governor Lamont reported the state’s COVID-19 positivity rate has increased to 6.52%.

Out of the 41,001 tests administered since Tuesday, 2,672 came back positive.

Virus-related hospitalizations are up by 50, for a current total of 1,202.

He also said that there were 51 more coronavirus-related deaths.


Governor Lamont held a press conference on Tuesday where he said the state’s COVID-19 positivity rate has increased to 5.9%.

That is an increase on what was reported Monday, which was 4.4%.

He also said that there were 20 more coronavirus-related deaths.

Out of the 24,831 tests administered since Monday, 1,459 came back positive.

Virus-related hospitalizations are up by 54, for a current total of 1,152.


Governor Ned Lamont reported the state’s COVID-19 positivity rate has decreased to 4.4% on Monday, and that the state has reached over 5,000 reported COVID-related deaths.

Out of the 106,821 tests administered, 4,714 came back positive.

Virus-related hospitalizations are up by 81, for a current total of 1,098.

Virus related deaths are up by 59 since Friday.


Governor Ned Lamont reported the state’s COVID-19 positivity rate has decreased to 4.81% on Friday.

Combining Wednesday’s and Thursday’s numbers, out of the 71,327 tests administered, 3,429 came back positive.

Virus-related hospitalizations are up by 49, for a current total of 1,017.

Virus related deaths are up by 35 since Wednesday.


Governor Ned Lamont reported the state’s COVID-19 positivity rate has increased to 5.99% on Wednesday.

Out of the 31,232 tests administered, 1,872 came back positive.

Virus-related hospitalizations are up by 77, for a current total of 968.

Virus related deaths are up by 45 since Tuesday.


Governor Ned Lamont reported the state’s COVID-19 positivity rate has decreased to 4.09% on Tuesday.

Out of the tests 13,208 administered, 540 came back positive.

Virus-related hospitalizations are up by 16, for a current total of 891.

Virus-related deaths are up by 10 since Monday.


Governor Ned Lamont reported the state’s COVID-19 positivity rate has decreased to 4.83% on Monday.

Out of the tests 109,045 administered, 5,271 came back positive.

Virus-related hospitalizations are up by 27, for a current total of 875.

Virus-related deaths are up by 43 since Friday.


Governor Ned Lamont reported the state’s COVID-19 positivity rate has increased to 6.63% on Friday.

“We’ve hit an unfortunate milestone and have surpassed more than 100k COVID cases since the start of the pandemic,” the governor writes.

Out of the tests 31,493 administered, 2,088 came back positive.

Virus-related hospitalizations are up by 8, for a current total of 848.

Virus-related deaths are up by 23 since Thursday.


Governor Ned Lamont reported the state’s COVID-19 positivity rate has increased to 6.5% on Thursday.

Out of the tests 36,339 administered, 2,353 came back positive.

Virus-related hospitalizations are up by 24, for a current total of 840.

Virus-related deaths are up by 21 since Wednesday.


Governor Ned Lamont reported the state’s COVID-19 positivity rate has increased to 5.98% on Wednesday.

Out of the tests 34,135 administered, 2,042 came back positive.

Virus-related hospitalizations are up by 39, for a current total of 816.

Virus-related deaths are up by 13 since Tuesday.


Tuesday, Governor Ned Lamont reported the state’s COVID-19 positivity rate has decreased to 5.16% since Monday.

Out of the 32,964 tests administered, 1,702 came back positive.

Virus-related hospitalizations are up by 20, for a current total of 777.

Virus-related deaths are up by 12 since Monday.


Monday, Governor Ned Lamont reported the state’s COVID-19 positivity rate has dropped to 5.38% since Friday.

Out of the 86,210 tests administered since Friday, 4,639 came back positive.

Virus-related hospitalizations are up by 98, for a current total of 757.

Virus-related deaths are up by 22 since Friday.


Governor Ned Lamont reported the latest COVID-19 data in the state for Friday.

Gov. Lamont reported Connecticut’s COVID-19 positivity rate has increased to 6.4%.

Out of the 43,078 tests administered, 2,746 came back positive (6.37% positivity rate).

Virus-related hospitalizations are up by 42 since Thursday for a current total of 659.

Virus-related deaths are up by 11 since Thursday.


Governor Ned Lamont reported the latest COVID-19 data in the state for Thursday

Gov. Lamont reported Connecticut’s COVID-19 positivity rate has decreased to 4.82%.

Out of the 24,001 tests reported, 1,158 came back positive (4.82% positivity rate).

Virus-related hospitalizations are up by 33 since Wednesday for a current total of 617.

Virus-related deaths are up by 10 since Wednesday.


Governor Ned Lamont reported the latest COVID-19 data in the state for Wednesday.

Gov. Lamont reported Connecticut’s COVID-19 positivity rate has decreased to 4.76%.

Out of the 36,814 tests reported, 1,754 came back positive (4.76% positivity rate).

Virus-related hospitalizations are up by 36 since Tuesday for a current total of 584.

Virus-related deaths are up by 9 since Tuesday.


Governor Ned Lamont reported the latest COVID-19 data in the state for Tuesday.

Gov. Lamont reported Connecticut’s COVID-19 positivity rate has increased to 6.74%.

Out of the 22,612 tests reported, 1,524 came back positive (6.74% positivity rate).

Virus-related hospitalizations are up by 52 since Monday for a current total of 548.

Virus-related deaths are up by 9 since Monday.


On Monday, Governor Ned Lamont reported the latest COVID-19 data in the state.

Gov. Lamont reported Connecticut’s COVID-19 positivity rate has increased to 3.7%.

Out of the 89,686 tests reported, 3,338 came back positive (3.7% positivity rate).

Virus-related hospitalizations are up by 94 since Friday for a current total of 496.

Virus-related deaths are up by 27 since Friday.


The state has seen 1,065 new COVID cases within the past 24 hours.

According to state data released Friday, 78,125 people have been diagnosed with the virus.

The report also indicated that 402 people are hospitalized with Coronavirus, which is 22 more than the day prior.

It’s reported that 4,671 people in the state have died of COVID.

Of the 2,484,685 tests performed since March, 29,563 have been positive. The state’s current positivity rate is 3.6%.


On Thursday, Governor Ned Lamont reported Connecticut’s COVID-19 positivity rate has decreased again to 3.7%.

Out of the 31,059 tests reported since Wednesday, 1,175 came back positive (3.7% positivity rate).

Virus-related hospitalizations are up by six since Wednesday for a current total of 380.

Virus-related deaths are up by 11 since Wednesday.


On Wednesday, Governor Ned Lamont announced CT’s COVID-19 positivity rate has decreased to 4.2%.

Out of the 12,550 tests administered since Tuesday, 530 came back positive (4.2% positivity rate).

Since Tuesday, there are seven less people hospitalized due to the virus for a current total of 374.

11 new virus-related deaths have been reported since Tuesday.


On Tuesday, Governor Ned Lamont announced COVID-19 hospitalizations have spiked in the last 24 hours, increasing by 41.

In total, there are 381 Connecticut residents hospitalized for COVID-19.

Of the 21,230 tests administered since Monday, 985 came back positive (4.6% positivity rate).

Seven new virus-related deaths have been reported since Monday.


Monday, Governor Ned Lamont announced the state’s COVID-19 positivity rate had increased to 3.4%.

Of the 79,066 tests were administered since Friday, 2,651 came back positive.

Since Friday, there have been 11 new COVID-19-related hospitalizations, bringing the total to 340.

There have been 11 new virus-related deaths, bringing the total since the pandemic began to 4,627.


On Friday, the State COVID-19 data showed the COVID-19 positivity rate significantly dropping to 2.5%.

Out of the 30,554 tests reported since Thursday, 761 came back positive.

329 patients are currently hospitalized due to the virus, an increase of eight since Thursday.

There have been seven new virus-related deaths since Thursday.


On Thursday, Governor Ned Lamont announced the state’s COVID-19 positivity rate has spiked to 6.1%. This level of positivity rate has not been seen since June.

Since Wednesday, 21,739 virus tests have been reported, 1,319 have come back positive.

Virus-related hospitalizations are up by 12 for a total of 321.

Virus-related deaths rise by five since Wednesday. Since the pandemic began, 4,609 CT residents have died as a result of the virus.

Gov. Lamont said Thursday he’s hard-pressed to find a silver lining in these numbers. “I look at it as the second wave,” he said.

Additionally, a total of 30 towns and cities across the state have reached the Red Alert level, the highest on the COVID infection rate alert map.

The state is currently at Phase 3 reopening, but city and town leaders have the option to revert to more restrictive phases based on their municipality’s positivity rate.

Stamford, Bridgeport, and New Haven announced Thursday, businesses would be reverting to Phase 2 immediately after a rise in virus cases across the state.

When asked about reverting the whole state back to Phase 2 restrictions, Gov. Lamont said “it’s close.”


On Wednesday, Governor Ned Lamont reported the COVID-19 positivity test rate has decreased to 3.4%.

Out of the 14,305 tests administered, 490 came back positive (a 3.4% positivity rate). Hospitalizations have increased by 17 for a total of 309 patients.

There have been nine COVID-related deaths.


On Tuesday, Governor Ned Lamont announced the Connecticut COVID-19 positivity rate has increased to 4.1%

Out of the 13,039 tests administered, 538 came back positive (a 4.1% positivity rate). Hospitalizations have increased by 22 for a total of 292 patients.

There have been six COVID-related deaths.


Governor Ned Lamont announced at a press conference in West Hartford Tuesday the COVID-19 positivity rate has “scooted up” to 4.1% since Monday. While he says it’s not unexpected, it “wakes you up like a cold shower.”

Marna Borgstrom, the CEO of Yale New Haven Health, also confirmed that in the past two weeks, they’ve seen almost a 50% increase from 64 inpatients on Oct. 13 to 92 cases on Monday, Oct. 26.

“Across our health system, we have 90 inpatients, which is more than three and a half times the 26 patients we had hospitalized at the end of September,” Borgstrom added.

The latest numbers of new COVID-19 related infections, hospitalizations, and deaths in the state are expected to be released later Tuesday afternoon.


Monday, the state health department reported Connecticut’s COVID-19 positivity rate has decreased from Friday to 2.2%.

Of the 92,191 tests administered since Friday, 2,047 came back positive.

Virus-related hospitalizations are up by 37 since Friday for a total of 270.

Virus-related deaths have also increased since Friday by 12. Since the pandemic began in March, 4,589 CT residents have died as a result of the coronavirus.

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