WILTON \u2014 In a message to the town on Monday, First Selectwoman Lynne Vanderslice announced Wilton has suffered another death due to COVID-19. She added there was no information about the person who died. This brings the number of town residents lost to the coronavirus to 44. The number of positive cases has been increasing steadily. Between Nov. 19 and Nov. 30, Wilton saw an increase of 60 positive cases, bringing the total to 466 this year. There were 10 cases reported Nov. 30. Vanderslice provided a breakdown of the cases by age group. From Nov. 10 to Nov. 29, the majority of cases have been among those 5 to 65 years old. Year-to-date, the breakdown is: \u00a00-4 \u2014 5 percent \u00a05-14 \u2014 18 percent \u00a015-24 \u2014 13 percent \u00a025-44 \u2014 16 percent \u00a045-65 \u2014 32 percent \u00a065+ \u2014 15 percent Vanderslice\u2019s message came as Gov. Ned Lamont announced on Monday the state had surpassed the 5,000-mark in the number of deaths, as he reported 5,020 fatalities due to COVID-19. Statewide, there were 4,717 new cases reported between Nov. 27 and Nov. 30. There are 1,098 people hospitalized. Fairfield County has the second-highest number of hospitalizations with 335. The state\u2019s daily test positivity rating was 4.41 percent on Monday. Connecticut now has the third-highest death rate from COVID-19 in the nation, with 138 deaths per 100,000 people. Only Massachusetts, with a death rate of 154 per 100,00, and New Jersey, with a death rate of 190 per 100,000, are higher, according to the CDC. The death rate in New York City alone is 288 per 100,000.