The COVID-19 positivity rate is back down to 2.2 percent after spiking at 3 percent for the first time since the summer last week.
Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont said late Monday afternoon, Oct. 26 that over the weekend, 92,191 COVID-19 tests were administered throughout the state, with 2,047 testing positive for the virus.
There are currently 270 COVID-19 patients hospitalized, up from 213 last week, and there were 12 newly reported virus-related deaths.
Since the pandemic began, there have been 2,205,259 COVID-19 tests administered in Connecticut, with 65,421 confirmed cases and 2,678 probable cases. There have been a total of 4,589 COVID-19 fatalities since March.
A breakdown of confirmed COVID cases in Connecticut, by county as of Monday:
- Fairfield: 21,994 confirmed (899 probable);’
- Hartford: 16,754 confirmed (762 probable);
- New Haven: 15,997 confirmed (597 probable);
- New London: 3,567 confirmed (93 probable);
- Litchfield: 2,099 confirmed (93 probable);
- Middlesex: 1,853 confirmed (84 probable);
- Tolland: 1,599 confirmed (125 probable);
- Windham: 1,377 confirmed (17 probable).
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