Farmington Coronavirus Update: 18 Deaths, 148 Cases

Tim Jensen

FARMINGTON, CT — The latest figures released Tuesday afternoon by state public health officials and the office of Gov. Ned Lamont concerning the new coronavirus indicate 18 Farmington residents have died of complications, with the number of confirmed cases up to 148.

In Connecticut, the number of confirmed cases is now 26,312, with 2,089 deaths. Currently, 1,732 patients are hospitalized, while just under 93,000 people have undergone laboratory testing thus far, officials said.

Fairfield County continues to compile the highest number of confirmed cases with 10,874, or 41.3 percent of the state's total. Hartford County, in which Farmington is located, has confirmed 5,224 cases with 643 deaths, according to officials.

Find complete information about the numbers across the state from the Department of Public Health, including demographics by gender and age group, here.

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This article originally appeared on the Farmington Patch