West Hartford Coronavirus Infections Rising Quickly

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WEST HARTFORD, CT — Coronavirus cases are increasing at a dramatic rate in Connecticut despite the lack of available testing. The state most recently reported a daily positive test rate of 20 percent on Thursday.

West Hartford had 75.7 average daily cases per 100,000 residents and a positive test rate of 10.70 percent between Dec. 12-25, according to the state Department of Public Health. There were 39.6 average daily cases per 100,000 residents in the previous two-week reporting period. It’s important to note that a few cases can have a large impact on a municipal case rate, especially for small towns.

West Hartford recorded 628 new coronavirus cases between Dec. 23-30, according to DPH’s preliminary data.

Around 82 percent of West Hartford residents are fully vaccinated against the coronavirus as of Dec. 29, according to DPH.

This article originally appeared on the West Hartford Patch

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