The overall positive rate of those being tested for COVID-19 in Connecticut has surpassed 7 percent as the number of new cases continues to climb at rates not seen since the spring.
A total of 66,645 tests were administered on Wednesday, Dec. 2, and 4,751 came back positive (7.13 percent rate).
A total of 1,191 patients are currently hospitalized statewide, a decrease of 11.
Twenty new COVID-19-related deaths were reported in the past 24 hours.
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