Connecticut's daily COVID-19 test positivity rate is 4.76% as of Wednesday, according to Gov. Ned Lamont.
That is down from Tuesday's rate of 6.7% but is still higher than the state's rolling seven-day average, which was 4.1% on Tuesday.
There were 36 new coronavirus-related hospitalizations. The current number of people hospitalized for COVID-19 in Connecticut is 584, the highest number since late May.
The state also had nine new COVID-related deaths reported.
Connecticut is among the top 10 states experiencing the highest percentage of increases in COVID-19 cases in the last two weeks, according to NBC News. The state has seen a 106% increase in cases in the last 14 days.