Connecticut saw new increases in both COVID-19 hospitalizations and the positive-test rate, according to data released Tuesday, Jan. 5 by the Connecticut Department of Health.
A total of 30,458 tests were administered on Monday, Jan. 4 and 2,332 came back positive (7.66 percent rate).
There are now 1,149 patients currently hospitalized statewide with the virus, an increase of 38.
There have been 24 additional COVID-related deaths, with the total statewide during the pandemic now at 6,192.
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