STORRS, Conn. (CBSNewYork) — A new wave of COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations is being felt in Connecticut.
New numbers from Gov. Ned Lamont’s office show more than 2,700 new cases since Thursday.READ MORE: Wife Of Top Cuomo Aide Shows Support On Social Media For Governor's Latest Sexual Harassment Accuser
The daily positive test rate is now at 6.37%.
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Forty-two new coronavirus patients are now being treated in the hospital.
All students on the Storrs campus at the University of Connecticut are now under a modified quarantine.READ MORE: COVID Vaccine: Competitors Johnson & Johnson And Merck & Co. Teaming Up To Increase Supply
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All gatherings and recreational activities are suspended, and dining halls will convert to takeout. The new rules went into effect at 5 p.m. Friday and will last until the campus closes for Thanksgiving break on Nov. 21.
The school’s COVID-19 dashboard reports 62 confirmed coronavirus cases on the main campus.
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