WESTON/REDDING/EASTON, CT — The Connecticut Department of Public Health has confirmed 43 active cases of the new coronavirus in Weston and 30 in Redding and 22 in Easton.
The state reported 65 new deaths Friday, which brought the total to 1,036. There were also 925 new positive cases and a net increase of 20 hospitalizations. Currently, there are a total of 16,809 positive cases and 1,946 current hospitalizations.
Connecticut is ramping up its testing capacity now that CVS Health’s rapid test site is active.
Gov. Ned Lamont announced that a state partnership with CVS Health will allow for free, rapid COVID-19 testing for eligible residents.