CONNECTICUT – Connecticut residents in their 20s continue to have the most coronaviruses of any age group. New data from the state’s Department of Public Health shows that 90 people between the ages of 20 and 29 tested positive for the virus between August 2 and August 8. The next most infected age group is people in their 30s with 79 cases.
People in their 20s also have the most cases when adjusted for population.
“People in their 20s have the largest number of positive test results for the week, followed by people in their 30s and 40s,” Governor Ned Lamont said.
Connecticut has 76 other coronavirus cases reported Thursday out of more than 8,000 test results. That has kept the state̵7;s positive test rate below 1 percent.
No new coronavirus-related deaths were reported Thursday. Net hospital admissions increased by 5 to 63.
Connecticut has reported 50,782 coronavirus infections since the pandemic started in March and 4,450 deaths.
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