Connecticut reports 4 COVID-19 deaths after 3 days with no fatalities

Maya Rajamani
August 07, 2020 - 4:58 pm

HARTFORD, CT (1010 WINS) -- Connecticut reported four new COVID-19 deaths on Friday, after three straight days with no new COVID-19-related deaths. 

The state’s COVID-19 death toll now stands at 4,441, data from the health department shows. 

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Of the 7,532 new COVID-19 tests performed, 75 came back positive, for a 1 percent positivity rate, Gov. Ned Lamont said on Twitter. A total of 50,320 tests in the state have come back positive. 

As of Thursday night, 65 people in Connecticut were hospitalized with COVID-19, down by one from Wednesday. 

A breakdown of confirmed and probable COVID-19 cases and deaths is below: 

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