State confirms 944 new COVID-19 cases, four related deaths
According to the health department's COVID-19 dashboard, today's positivity rate is 6.57 percent.
The state health department has confirmed four more deaths related to COVID-19, bringing the statewide death toll to 1,580.
Deaths are reported to the state health department by facilities or by official death record, and can take up to ten days to be confirmed.
According to the state health department’s coronavirus dashboard, 944 individuals from 47 counties have tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the new statewide positive total to 124,047.
These results were from a pool of 15,273 tests for a daily positive rate of 6.57 percent.
441 of those positives were PCR tests, and 503 were antigen tests.
A news advisory from the department of health states that some test results from Tuesday were held back due to a minor technology issue that has been resolved. Those results are included in today’s report.
2,323,459 total tests have been administered for the novel coronavirus. 486,800 unique individuals have been tested.
100 people are currently hospitalized due to COVID-19.
Since yesterday 418 individuals have been confirmed as recovered, bringing the recovered total to 119,232. This leaves 3,235 active confirmed cases.