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Connecticut’s COVID positivity rate surpassed 10 percent Wednesday, but that number “means something different” than earlier in the pandemic — and even a few months ago when the omicron variant caused widespread outbreaks in the state, the Department of Public Health commissioner said.
“We are going through a swell,” DPH Commissioner Manisha Juthani said in an interview Wednesday with Hearst Connecticut Media Group. “People have talked about an uptick and a spike and a surge or whatever. I kind of like ‘swell’ because it's sort of like a rolling tumble up, and we don't know where it's going to go, when it's gonna come down.”