Connecticut has now seen more than 5,000 deaths during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Gov. Ned Lamont made the announcement on Monday afternoon, Nov. 30.
There were 59 COVID-related deaths since Friday, Nov. 27.
The state’s COVID testing positivity rate declined to 4.4 percent.
A total of 106,821 tests were administered; with 4,714 coming back positive (4.41 percent rate).
There are now 1,098 patients currently hospitalized with COVID, an increase of 81.
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