There were 13 new deaths due to COVID-19 in Connecticut as the positive rate for testing increased by nearly a full percentage point in the latest data.
A total of 34,135 tests were administered and 2,042 came back positive (5.98 percent positivity), according to data released Wednesday afternoon. Nov. 18. That's up from 5.16 percent positivity a day earlier.
There are now 816 patients now hospitalized statewide for COVID (an increase of 39).
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