HARTFORD, Conn. (CBSNewYork) — One week into its reopening rollback, Connecticut is still seeing a rise in coronavirus cases.

The state reported more than 1,700 new cases Wednesday.

The positivity rate is at 4.76%. It’s been well above 3% all month.

The state also reported nine more deaths.

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Under the rollback restrictions, restaurants must revert back to 50% capacity restrictions. They were previously at 75%.

The state is also urging its residents to stay home every night from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m., unless absolutely necessary.


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