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Connecticut's COVID-19 Test Positive Rate is Below 3% as State Eases Restrictions

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On the same day that the state of Connecticut eased some of it's COVID-19 restrictions on businesses and houses of worship, the positive test rate remained low.

The governor reported that of the 42,075 tests administered since Thursday, 1,207 came back positive for a positive rate of 2.87%.

The number of patients hospitalized in the state increased by 18 to 402.

Ten more residents lost their lives in the state from COVID-19.

On Friday, the state also expanded eligibility for the COVID-19 vaccine to people who are 45 and over.

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