Governor Ned Lamont provided an update into the state’s COVID-19 response efforts Thursday evening.
The Governor’s office released Wednesday’s COVID-19 numbers showing an even higher positivity rate for the virus. There were 10,372 tests administered and 192 came back positive, yielding a 1.9 percent positivity rate.
Hospitalizations increased again by three people bringing the current total to 107 patients. There were also three new COVID-19 related deaths, Connecticut’s COVID-19 death toll has reached 4,511 people.
Today’s COVID-19 update in Connecticut:
➡️10,372 tests were administered and 192 came back positive (1.9% positivity rate)
➡️107 patients are hospitalized (increase of 3)
➡️There have been 3 COVID-related deaths
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— Governor Ned Lamont (@GovNedLamont) October 1, 2020
Lamont spoke about nursing homes and the third-party independent review from Mathematic. The state is already