Connecticut reports 10 new COVID-19 deaths as hospitalizations tick up: Lamont

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HARTFORD, CT (1010 WINS) -- Connecticut recorded 10 new COVID-19 related deaths on Monday as the number of residents hospitalized with the virus continued to tick upwards, Gov. Ned Lamont said Tuesday.

The new fatalities pushed the state’s death toll to 4,881, Lamont tweeted Tuesday afternoon.

As of Monday night, 891 people in the state were hospitalized with COVID-19, up from 875 on Sunday, he said.

Of the 13,208 COVID-19 test results that came back in the state on Monday, 540, or 4.09 percent, were positive, he said.

Connecticut residents can track the COVID-19 cases their towns and cities are reporting via an interactive map on the state’s website, Lamont noted.