The positive COVID-19 infection rate in Connecticut is back on the decline after peaking near 3 percent last week.
In the latest update released by the state Department of Health, Connecticut was reporting 58,142 new COVID-19 tests that were administered over the weekend, resulting in 899 new laboratory-confirmed cases since Friday, Oct. 22 for a 1.55 percent positive infection rate.
One new COVID-19 patient was admitted to a Connecticut hospital over the weekend, bringing the total to 212 being treated statewide.
Since the beginning of the pandemic in March 2020, there have been a total of 11.69 million COVID-19 tests administered in Connecticut, which led to a total of 401,125 confirmed cases.
The latest breakdown of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Connecticut, by county, according to the state Department of Health as of Monday, Oct. 25:
- Fairfield: 112,149 (11,889 per 100,000 residents);
- New Haven: 104,990 (12,283);
- Hartford: 98,052 (10,996);
- New London: 27,301 (10,294);
- Litchfield: 17,023 (9,440);
- Middlesex: 14,850 (9,142);
- Windham: 13,207 (11,309);
- Tolland: 11,311 (7,505).
A complete list of cases, by communities, can be found here by clicking and scrolling down.
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