HARTFORD, CT (1010 WINS) -- Nearly 40 people in Connecticut were admitted to hospitals for COVID-19 treatment over the weekend — an increase Gov. Ned Lamont described as being part of a “concerning trend.”
As of Sunday night, 270 people in the state were hospitalized with COVID-19, 37 of whom were newly admitted, Lamont said at a news briefing.
“Hospitalizations continue to go up, a concerning trend,” he said.
Of the 92,191 COVID-19 test results that came back on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, 2,047, or 2.2 percent, were positive.
“You can see we’ve got a lot of cases. Two thousand-plus cases,” he said. “But that’s against 92,000 tests. So we’re testing at an all-time high right now.”
Connecticut also reported 12 new fatalities on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, bringing its death toll to 4,589.
A breakdown of COVID-19 cases, deaths and hospitalizations by county is below: