CT’s COVID-19 positivity rate up to 5.99%, 77 more hospitalized, 45 new virus-related deaths reported

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HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — 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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