COVID UPDATES: State’s positivity rate is at 6.08% | Connecticut News

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(WFSB) — The Coronavirus pandemic continues to impact Connecticut and the entire country.

Below is a breakdown of developments in the state as they happen:

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Dec. 10

On Friday, 439,423 COVID-19 cases have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic, which is up 3,280 since Thursday Out of 53,948 tests administered,3,280 came back positive. That results in a positivity rate 6.08%.

The current number of hospitalizations is at 585, up by 9 since Thursday.

The governor’s office also said of those 585 people hospitalized, 450 are not fully vaccinated.

Data on COVID-19 associated deaths is updated every Thursday. As of Thursday, 37 new COVID-associated deaths were reported, bringing the total so far since the beginning of the pandemic to 8,946.

The number of total tests performed since the pandemic began is now at 12,683,845, an increase of 53,948 since Thursday.

The total number of Omicron variant cases in the state is up by nine, bringing the overall total to eleven.

Dec. 9

On Thursday, 436,143 COVID-19 cases have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic, which is up 2,679 since Wednesday. Out of 41,361 tests administered, 2,679 came back positive. That results in a positivity rate 6.48%.

The current number of hospitalizations is at 576, up by 1 since Wednesday.

The governor’s office also said of those 576 people hospitalized, 446 are not fully vaccinated.

Data on COVID-19 associated deaths is updated every Thursday. As of Thursday, 37 new COVID-associated deaths were reported, bringing the total so far since the beginning of the pandemic to 8,946.

The number of total tests performed since the pandemic began is now at 12,629,897, an increase of 41,361 since Wednesday.

Dec. 8

On Wednesday, 433,464 COVID-19 cases have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic, which is up 789 since Tuesday. Out of 15,841 tests administered, 789 came back positive. That results in a positivity rate 4.98%.

The current number of hospitalizations is at 575, up by 50 since Tuesday.

The governor’s office also said of those 575 people hospitalized, 442 are not fully vaccinated.

Data on COVID-19 associated deaths is updated every Thursday. As of Thursday, 44 new COVID-associated deaths were reported, bringing the total so far since the beginning of the pandemic to 8,909.

The number of total tests performed since the pandemic began is now at 12,588,536, an increase of, 15,841 since Tuesday.

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During a news conference Wednesday, Gov. Ned Lamont said the state’s positivity rate dropped to 4.98%.

The full daily numbers are expected to be released later in the day.

Dec. 7

On Tuesday, 432,675 COVID-19 cases have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic, which is up 1,919 since Monday. Out of 23,047 tests administered, 1,919 came back positive. That results in a positivity rate 8.33%.

The current number of hospitalizations is at 525, up by 25 since Monday.

The governor’s office also said of those 525 people hospitalized, 400 are not fully vaccinated.

Data on COVID-19 associated deaths is updated every Thursday. As of Thursday, 44 new COVID-associated deaths were reported, bringing the total so far since the beginning of the pandemic to 8,909.

The number of total tests performed since the pandemic began is now at 12,572,695, an increase of, 23,047 since Monday.

The state also announced the second omicron case which was detected in Fairfield County. Officials said a fully vaccinated man in his 20s developed mild symptoms on Dec. 2 and tested positive on Dec. 4 by an at-home rapid antigen test and a molecular test. He also reportedly traveled to New York City the week before his symptoms started.

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During a news conference Tuesday, Gov. Ned Lamont said the state’s positivity rate jumped to 8.3%. He also said hospitalizations are over 500.

The full daily numbers are expected to be released later in the day.

Dec. 6

On Monday, 430,756 COVID-19 cases have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic, which is up 5,481 since Friday. Out of 94,544 tests administered, 5,481 came back positive. That results in a positivity rate 5.8%.

The current number of hospitalizations is at 500, up by 80 since Friday.

The governor’s office also said of those 500 people hospitalized, 386 are not fully vaccinated.

Data on COVID-19 associated deaths is updated every Thursday. As of Thursday, 44 new COVID-associated deaths were reported, bringing the total so far since the beginning of the pandemic to 8,909.

The number of total tests performed since the pandemic began is now at 12,549,648, an increase of, 94,544 since Friday.

Dec. 3

On Friday, 425,275 COVID-19 cases have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic, which is up 863 since Thursday. Out of 16,268 tests administered, 863 came back positive. That results in a positivity rate 5.30%.

The current number of hospitalizations is at 420, up by 6 since Thursday.

The governor’s office also said of those 420 people hospitalized, 332 are not fully vaccinated.

Data on COVID-19 associated deaths is updated every Thursday. As of Thursday, 44 new COVID-associated deaths were reported, bringing the total so far since the beginning of the pandemic to 8,909.

The number of total tests performed since the pandemic began is now at 12,455,104, an increase of, 16,268 since Thursday.

Dec. 2

On Thursday, 424,412 COVID-19 cases have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic, which is up 1,627 since Wednesday. Out of 24,940 tests administered, 1,627 came back positive. That results in a positivity rate 6.52%.

The current number of hospitalizations is at 414, up by 29 since Wednesday.

Data on COVID-19 associated deaths is updated every Thursday. As of Thursday, 44 new COVID-associated deaths were reported, bringing the total so far since the beginning of the pandemic to 8,909.

The number of total tests performed since the pandemic began is now at 12,438,836, an increase of, 24,940 since Wednesday.

Dec. 1

On Wednesday, 422,785 COVID-19 cases have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic, which is up 1,093 since Tuesday. Out of 20,343 tests administered, 1,093 came back positive. That results in a positivity rate 5.37%.

The current number of hospitalizations is at 385, up by 20 since Tuesday.

Data on COVID-19 associated deaths is updated every Thursday. However, due to the Thanksgiving holiday, as of Wednesday, 31 new COVID-associated deaths were reported, bringing the total so far since the beginning of the pandemic to 8,865.

The number of total tests performed since the pandemic began is now at 12,413,896, an increase of, 20,343 since Tuesday.

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