Connecticut reports 'concerning' 1.6% COVID-19 infection rate: Lamont

A view from a 9th floor room in the Omni Hotel, overlooks downtown April 16, 2008 in New Haven, Connecticut.
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By 1010 WINS

HARTFORD, CT (1010 WINS) -- Connecticut’s COVID-19 infection rate rose to 1.6 percent on Thursday — a number Gov. Ned Lamont called “concerning.” 

Of the 13,857 COVID-19 tests results that came back on Wednesday, 220, or 1.6 percent, were positive, Lamont said at a news briefing Thursday afternoon. Connecticut reported a 1.2 percent infection rate on Wednesday; a 1.3 percent infection rate on Tuesday; and a 1.16 percent infection rate on Monday.