Connecticut's COVID-19 test positive rate fell below 4% on Wednesday after having climbed above 5% on Tuesday.
According to the latest numbers from the state Department of Public Health, of the 27,019 coronavirus tests since Tuesday, 1,038 came back positive for a positive rate of 3.84%.
Nine more people are hospitalized battling the illness in the state. Total active hospitalizations for COVID-19 have climbed to 514.
Five more residents lost their lives due to COVID-19.