In his latest update, Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont said that 30,303 COVID-19 tests were administered in Connecticut on Thursday, Jan. 14, resulting in 1,878 positive cases for a 6.2 percent positive infection rate, down dramatically from earlier in the week.
Lamont said that the number of COVID-19 patients hospitalized with the virus outpaced new admissions, with the total number in Connecticut hospitals down from 1,118 to 1,098.
Forty-one new virus-related deaths were reported, bringing the death toll to 6,594 since the pandemic began.
A total of 223,422 positive COVID-19 cases have been confirmed in Connecticut out of more than 4.86 million tested.
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The latest breakdown of confirmed and probable COVID-19 cases in Connecticut, by county, according to the state Department of Health on Friday, Jan. 15:
- Fairfield: 65,226 (226 new);
- Hartford: 55,926 (261);
- New Haven: 55,943 (278);
- New London: 14,000 (110);
- Litchfield: 8,750 (119);
- Middlesex: 8,041 (34);
- Windham: 6,879 (39);
- Tolland: 8,796 (15).
- Unknown: 822.
A complete list of cases, by communities, can be found here by clicking and scrolling down.
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