COVID UPDATE: CT ‘s positivity rate is below 20 percent News from Connecticut

COVID UPDATE: CT 's positivity rate is below 20 percent  News from Connecticut

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  • Below is a breakdown of developments in the state as they’re reported.

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On Friday, Gov. Ned Lamont announced that the state’s COVID-19 positivity rate was below 19 percent. He also said hospitalizations were down.

Jan. 14

Detailed statistics are expected to be released later in the day.

Jan. 13

On Thursday, 628,789 COVID-19 cases have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic, which is up 9,604 since Wednesday. Out of 47,380 tests administered, 9,604 came back positive. That results in a positivity rate of 20.27%. The current number of hospitalizations is at 1,917, a decrease of 22 since Wednesday.

Data on COVID-19 associated deaths is updated every Thursday. As of Thursday, 161 new COVID-associated deaths were reported, bringing the total so far since the beginning of the pandemic to 9,442. The number of total tests performed since the pandemic began is now at 14,003,344, an increase of 47,380 since Wednesday.

Jan. 12  Gov. Ned Lamont said the state’s positivity rate is 21.24 percent in terms of PCR tests. 

Jan. 11  Gov. Ned Lamont said the state’s positivity rate is 23.85 percent in terms of PCR tests. 

The current number of hospitalizations is at 1,939, up 19 since Tuesday.  On Wednesday, 619,185 COVID-19 cases have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic, which is up 7,318 since Tuesday. Officials say 34,460 tests were administered, and 7,318 came back positive. That results in a positivity rate of 21.24%. 

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