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.

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The daily positive test rate is now at 6.37%.


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.

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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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