State records yet another day with covid positivity rate of over 20%

Published on Wednesday, 12 January 2022 16:23
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The state recorded yet another day with a covid-19 positivity rate of over 20% Wednesday.

The state reported 7,318 new positive cases out of 34,406 tests, a positivity rate of 21.24%, since Tuesday.

There were another 19 residents hospitalized with the virus over the past day, for a total of 1,939. There are 531 currently in Hartford County hospitals, second most in the state and 18 more than Tuesday.

According to the state, of the 1,939 patients currently hospitalized with laboratory-confirmed covid-19, 1,324 (68.3%) are not fully vaccinated.

New Britain, Bristol, Berlin, Newington, Plymouth, Plainville and Southington are all in Red Alert status for coronavirus cases.



Posted in Newington Town Crier, Newington News on Wednesday, 12 January 2022 16:23. Updated: Wednesday, 12 January 2022 16:25.