Coronavirus in Conn.: Hospitalizations Continue to Decline, Cases Exceed 42,000

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Coronavirus-related hospitalizations in Connecticut are continuing to decline as cases exceed 42,000.

There are 533 patients currently hospitalized with COVID-19, which is a decrease of 44 since yesterday, according to new numbers released by the state on Saturday.

Conn. Dept. of Public Health

In Connecticut, there are 42,022 cases of coronavirus, including an increase of 260 cases since yesterday.

The death toll now stands at 3,912, including an additional 44 since yesterday.

Here's a look at the cases by county:

  • Fairfield County: 15,502 with 1,267 deaths
  • Hartford County: 10,207 with 1,238 deaths
  • Litchfield County: 1,381 with 131 deaths
  • Middlesex County: 1,104 with 150 deaths
  • New Haven County: 11,309 with 9,66 deaths
  • New London County: 1,076 with 89 deaths
  • Tolland County: 833 with 57 deaths
  • Windham County: 381 with 14 deaths
  • Pending Address Verification: 229 with 0 deaths
Conn. Dept. of Public Health

In total, 246,935 people have been tested for coronavirus in Connecticut, including an additional 5,542 people since yesterday.

State Eases Social Guidelines

To help slow the spread of the virus, the governor had limited social gatherings to no more than five people.

The governor said on Friday that he is easing the restrictions as long as people follow the protocols. Moving forward, inside gatherings can have of up to 10 people and outside gatherings can have up to 25, but people should continue to maintain social distancing.

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