Connecticut has now surpassed 100,000 total coronavirus cases since the start of the pandemic back in March, Gov. Ned Lamont announced Friday afternoon. Meanwhile, the COVID-19 positivity rate in Connecticut is up to 6.6 percent Friday, up from 6.48 percent on Thursday.
Connecticut has now confirmed 101,469 COVID-19 cases, with 2,088 new cases since Thursday. Eight more hospitalizations are being reported for a total of 848 current hospitalizations. 23 more people have lost their lives from the disease since Thursday.
The state has been tracking COVID-19 rates in cities and towns and 145 Connecticut communities are now on red alert, which is the highest alert level.
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