'Unhappy milestone': Connecticut surpasses 100,000 COVID-19 cases
Connecticut has officially surpassed 100,000 reported COVID-19 cases.
There were just over 2,000 new cases Friday. More than 31,000 tests were administered, putting the positivity rate at 6.6%.
Hospitalizations went up by eight, and 23 more people died.
Gov. Ned Lamont released a statement on Twitter saying, "Even though we mark an unhappy milestone of more than 100k cases of COVID, I can't help but think about everything people are doing to respond, especially those on the frontlines, and I thank each of them. Keep doing your part to stop the spread. We'll get through this together."
The governor also praised those on the front lines of the pandemic.