More than two dozen new COVID-19-related deaths were reported in Connecticut, though the positive infection and hospitalization rates continue to drop statewide.
In his latest COVID-19 update, Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont announced that there have been 28 new COVID-19 fatalities, bringing the death toll to 7,326 since the pandemic began nearly a year ago.
Fifty-six COVID-19 patients were discharged from Connecticut hospitals, leaving health officials to monitor 770 current cases.
On Tuesday, Feb. 9, there were 28,662 COVID-19 tests administered in Connecticut, resulting in 888 positive cases. The 3.1 percent positive infection rate is down from 3.84 percent the day before.
There have now been 265,496 COVID-19 cases confirmed in Connecticut out of more than 6.1 million tested statewide.
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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 Wednesday, Feb. 10:
- Fairfield: 75,752;
- New Haven: 66,828;
- Hartford: 66,761;
- New London: 18,007;
- Litchfield: 10,468;
- Middlesex: 9,762;
- Windham: 8,783;
- Tolland: 7,353;
- Unknown: 894.
A complete list of cases, by communities, can be found here by clicking and scrolling down.
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