Jennifer AhrensProducer I / All Things Considered
The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection has issued an air quality warning for tonight due to the western wildfires.
Connecticut has recorded 218 new Covid-19 cases in the past 24 hours. The state's positivity rate is now 2.71%. The Hartford Courant reports that positivity rate tends to be higher on Tuesdays due to testing patterns. Hospitalizations have increased by 4 to 54 patients.