WESTON/REDDING/EASTON, CT — The Connecticut Department of Public Health has confirmed 44 active cases of the new coronavirus in Weston and 30 in Redding and 23 in Easton. That’s two more active cases in Redding on Sunday than there were on Saturday.
For the first time since the pandemic broke out Connecticut saw a decline in hospitalizations by 18 on Saturday and on Sunday there was another decline of 37 hospitalizations. Officials have said we’ll need to see a decline in new hospital admissions for a 14-day period before the state could begin to seriously consider reopening at least in a phased in approach.
Overall there are 17,962 confirmed positive coronavirus cases in Connecticut and an increase of 412 over the past 24 hours. An additional 41 deaths were reported bring that total to 1,127 and the number of hospitalizations declined by 37 and is now at 1,901.