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Connecticut sees more COVID-19 deaths, fewer hospitalizations

Gov. Ned Lamont, in a Saturday update on the state’s coronavirus response efforts, reported more laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 cases and deaths but fewer hospitalizations.

The state has 44,022 confirmed COVID-19 cases as of Saturday, up 260 from the previous day. There were 44 more COVID-19 deaths, bringing the state’s total to 3,912. Hospitalizations dropped by 44, to 533. Tests for COVID-19 increased by 5,542 to 246,935.

Fairfield County leads the state with 1,267 COVID-19 associated deaths and 176 hospitalizations, followed closely by Hartford County with 1,238 deaths and 120 hospitalizations. New London County reported 1,076 COVID-19 cases so far, 89 associated deaths and 13 hospitalizations.


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