The positive COVID-19 infection rate is back to near 2 percent as the state saw less than 1,000 newly confirmed cases in the past 24 hours following a small spike in new cases earlier in the week.
Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont said that there were 46,017 COVID-19 tests administered across the state on Wednesday, Feb. 24, resulting in 975 for a 2.12 percent positivity rate, one of the lowest recorded since mid-November.
Ten more COVID-19 patients were discharged from Connecticut hospitals, leaving 485 still being treated. The 19 new virus-related deaths brought the total to 7,614 since the pandemic began nearly a year ago.
A total of 279,159 positive COVID-19 cases have been confirmed in Connecticut residents out of more than 6.6 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 Thursday, Feb. 25:
- Fairfield: 79,710;
- New Haven: 70,710;
- Hartford: 69,674;
- New London: 19,032;
- Litchfield: 11,055;
- Middlesex: 10,293;
- Windham: 9,118;
- Tolland: 7,749;
- Unknown: 961.
A complete list of cases, by communities, can be found here by clicking and scrolling down
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