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CT's COVID-19 Positivity Dips to 2.1 Percent

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Connecticut’s COVID-19 positivity rate dropped to 2.1 percent on Wednesday, Gov. Ned Lamont said on Thursday.

The prior positivity rate was 3.14 percent.

The governor also said hospitalizations are down. With a decrease of 10, hospitalizations now stand at 485.

An additional 19 people have died from the virus. The state's death toll is now 7,614.

Out of over 46,000 tests reported since Wednesday, 975 came back positive. A total of 279,159 people in Connecticut have tested positive for COVID-19 since it emerged in the state.

As of Thursday, 887,325 coronavirus vaccines have been administered in Connecticut.

Of these vaccines, 582,786 are first doses and 304,539 are second doses.

So far, 73% of the 75 and over population has been vaccinated while 44% of the 65 to 74 population has been vaccinated, according to Gov. Ned Lamont.

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