Global Statistics

All countries
548,935,393
Confirmed
Updated on June 26, 2022 8:11 pm
All countries
520,723,315
Recovered
Updated on June 26, 2022 8:11 pm
All countries
6,350,765
Deaths
Updated on June 26, 2022 8:11 pm
Tuesday, August 9, 2022

Global Statistics

All countries
548,935,393
Confirmed
Updated on June 26, 2022 8:11 pm
All countries
520,723,315
Recovered
Updated on June 26, 2022 8:11 pm
All countries
6,350,765
Deaths
Updated on June 26, 2022 8:11 pm
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Governor Ned Lamont


06/02/2022

Governor Lamont Provides Update on Connecticut’s Coronavirus Response Efforts

Latest Data as of 3:00PM on Thursday, June 2, 2022

(HARTFORD, CT) – As the State of Connecticut continues taking actions in response to the global spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Governor Ned Lamont provided the following updates as of 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 2, 2022:

Data updates on testing in Connecticut

The following is a summary of newly reported data on COVID-19 in Connecticut from the past 7 days.

Overall Summary

Cumulative
(except for hospital census)

Past 7 days

Positive PCR/NAAT Tests

879,141

+3,583

All PCR/NAAT Tests

14,561,603

+33,085

Test Positivity (pos/all PCR/NAAT)

10.83%

Patients Currently Hospitalized with COVID-19

311

-68

COVID-19 Associated Deaths

10,972

+31

To read the full daily data report, visit data.ct.gov/coronavirus and click the button labeled, “Daily Data Report.” That website also contains several other data reports, including on the topics of vaccinations, schools, nursing homes, child care, congregate settings, and economic impact.

Data updates on breakthrough cases in Connecticut

The Connecticut Department of Public Health is reporting that as of June 1, 2022, a total of 228,839 cases of COVID-19 among fully vaccinated persons in Connecticut have been identified. Those cases account for 8.39% of the 2.7 million people in the state who are fully vaccinated.

For more data on breakthrough cases in Connecticut, see pages 6 and 7 of this week’s extended COVID-19 data report.

Data updates on vaccine administration in Connecticut

The following data was reported to the CT WiZ immunization information system as of May 31, 2022.

Total number of people who have been vaccinated against COVID-19:

Dose

Total Administered

At least one dose

3,040,960

Fully vaccinated

2,745,474

Additional dose 1

1,546,519

Additional dose 2

248,848

Percent of people with at least one dose by age group:

  • >95% of those 65+
  • >95% of those between 55-64
  • 93% of those between 45-54
  • 92% of those between 35-44
  • 88% of those between 25-34
  • 85% of those between 15-24
  • 71% of those between 10-14
  • 47% of those between 5-9

All Connecticut residents over the age of 5 are currently eligible to receive the vaccines. To locate a vaccination clinic, visit ct.gov/covidvaccine.

Data updates on variants in Connecticut

The following data contains the cumulative number of SARS-CoV-2 variants that have been identified among Connecticut residents as of today:

Variants of concern

Variants being monitored

  • Alpha: 2,525 cases
  • Beta: 23 cases
  • Gamma: 137 cases
  • Delta: 16,287 cases
  • Epsilon: 60 cases
  • Zeta: 1 case
  • Eta: 10 cases
  • Iota: 718 cases
  • Kappa: 2 cases
  • B.1.617.3: 0 cases
  • Mu: 84 cases

For more information on variants, see pages 8 and 9 of this week’s extended COVID-19 data report.

Weekly update of the Department of Public Health’s COVID-19 Alert Map: 159 of 169 municipalities in red zone alert level

The Connecticut Department of Public Health today released its weekly COVID-19 Alert Map, which indicates that 159 municipalities are currently in the red zone alert level, the highest of the state’s four alert levels.

The color-coded zones include:

  • Red: Indicates case rates over the last two weeks of greater than 15 per 100,000 population
  • Orange: Indicates case rates between 10 to 14 cases per 100,000 population
  • Yellow: Indicates case rates between 5 and 9 per 100,000 population
  • Gray: Indicates case rates lower than five per 100,000 population

The weekly alert map is also accompanied by a chart that provides guidance on recommended actions based on the alert levels for individual residents; institutions such as schools, houses of worship, and community organizations; and municipal leaders and local health directors.

The COVID-19 Alert Map is updated every Thursday afternoon and can be found within the Data Tracker page of the state’s coronavirus website at ct.gov/coronavirus.

Providing information to Connecticut residents

For the most up-to-date information from the State of Connecticut on COVID-19, residents are encouraged to visit ct.gov/coronavirus. Residents can also subscribe to text message alerts from the state by texting the keyword COVIDCT to 888-777.

Individuals who have general questions that are not answered on the website can call 2-1-1 for assistance. The hotline is available 24 hours a day and has multilingual assistance. Anyone who is out-of-state or requires a toll-free number can connect to Connecticut 2-1-1 by dialing 1-800-203-1234. This is intended to be used by individuals who are not experiencing symptoms but may have general questions related to COVID-19. Anyone who is experiencing symptoms are strongly urged to contact their medical provider.

Twitter: @GovNedLamont

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