Coronavirus cases in Connecticut surpass 100

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Coronavirus cases in the state of Connecticut have jumped past 100, according to the most recent data released by the state.

As of Friday, there are 159 cases of COVID-19 in the state with the most being in Fairfield County.

Fairfield County borders Westchester County in New York where the National Guard was deployed last week due to a massive cluster outbreak of the virus.

CORONAVIRUS TRACKER - Cases in the tri-state area
TESTING SITES: A list of coronavirus testing sites in the tri-state area

CDC - Latest COVID-19 Figures in Connecticut

Last Update: March 19, 2020 | 5:00 p.m.

Positive Cases

Fairfield County

102

Hartford County

18

Litchfield County

7

Middlesex County

3

New Haven County

23

Tolland County

4

Windham County

2

Total

159

Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont issued a state of emergency last week and several deaths are starting to be reported across the state.

At least three people died this week of the coronavirus, Lamont reported.

Lamont says privately owned laboratories in the state are volunteering to conduct coronavirus testing at their facilities to try and ease up the burden on the state.

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