Like the rest of Connecticut, and the country, COVID-19 positive cases are on the rise in Danbury. The local Health Department had reported several days earlier this month with zero cases, and many with only one or two. But that last two days reported, Monday and Tuesday of this week, there were 7 and 6 cases reported respectively. Connecticut's daily COVID-19 test positivity rate is nearly 3-percent. With 391 new confirmed or probable cases detected yesterday out of about 13,000 tests, the positivity rate was 2.96 percent. The number of people seeking hospital treatment for coronavirus dipped slightly yesterday. With two fewer patients than on Tuesday, the inpatient total is 103.