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Latest COVID-19 update for Connecticut shows one fatality

Gov. Lamont closes out the week by sharing the latest COVID-19 metrics for Connecticut and signing the police accountability bill into law.

HARTFORD, Conn. — Governor Lamont released the latest COVID-19 numbers for Connecticut, which included one COVID-related death.

  • 15,265 tests were administered 
  • 140 came back positive with a 0.9% positivity rate 
  • 68 patients are hospitalized with an increase of three 
  • 1 COVID-related death

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This update following a news conference held Friday afternoon during which Governor Lamont signed into law policing reform legislation.

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