Connecticut reports 1 new COVID-19 death, 140 new cases

Maya Rajamani
July 31, 2020 - 4:56 pm

HARTFORD, CT (1010 WINS) -- Connecticut reported one new COVID-19 death on Friday as the state's positivity rate continued to hover around 1 percent. 

The new fatality brought Connecticut’s death toll to 4,432, data from the state’s health department shows. 

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Of the 15,265 COVID-19 tests that came back on Thursday, 140 were positive, Gov. Ned Lamont said Friday. A total of 49,810 COVID-19 tests in Connecticut have now come back positive, according to health department data. 

As of Thursday night, 68 people in the state were hospitalized with COVID-19, up by three from Thursday, Lamont said. 

The breakdown of cases and deaths by county is below: