There were 4 new COVID-19 deaths reported since yesterday, bringing the death toll to 4,492. Hospitalizations increased by 2, for a total of 77, the Department of Public Health (DPH) reported. Residents testing positive for the virus total 55,527, an increase of 141 since Thursday’s report. The state reported 1,419,839 tests completed, up 13,865. The state’s positivity rate declined to 1% from 1.6%, the day prior. For the week of Sept.