Connecticut reports one of its lowest COVID-19 positivity rates to date

Maya Rajamani
June 26, 2020 - 5:59 pm

    HARTFORD, CT (1010 WINS) -- Gov. Ned Lamont on Friday reported 65 new COVID-19 cases out of 7,922 tests performed, marking one of the lowest positivity rates the state has seen to date, he said. 

    A total of 46,059 people in Connecticut have now tested positive for COVID-19, Lamont said Friday. The governor also reported nine new COVID-19 deaths, bringing the state's death toll to 4,307. 

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    The state reported a 0.8 percent positivity rate on Friday, having conducted 7,922 tests between Wednesday and Thursday evening, he said. 

    "With a 0.8 percent positive rate, today's new cases are one of the lowest rates to date since the start of the pandemic," Lamont tweeted. "I'm grateful to so many of Connecticut's residents who are doing what's right."