Governor Lamont Gives Replace on Connecticut’s Coronavirus Response Efforts

Governor Lamont Gives Replace on Connecticut’s Coronavirus Response Efforts

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Governor Lamont Gives Replace on Connecticut’s Coronavirus Response Efforts


Governor Lamont Gives Replace on Connecticut’s Coronavirus Response Efforts

Newest Information as of three:00PM on Thursday, August 18, 2022

(HARTFORD, CT) – Because the State of Connecticut continues taking actions in response to the worldwide unfold of coronavirus illness (COVID-19), Governor Ned Lamont offered the next updates as of three:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 18, 2022:

Information updates on testing in Connecticut

The next is a abstract of newly reported information on COVID-19 in Connecticut from the previous 7 days.

General Abstract

(apart from hospital census)

Previous 7 days

Constructive PCR/NAAT Assessments



All PCR/NAAT Assessments



Take a look at Positivity (pos/all PCR/NAAT)


Sufferers At the moment Hospitalized with COVID-19



COVID-19 Related Deaths



To learn the complete information report, go to and click on the button labeled, “Information Report.” That web site additionally comprises a number of different information experiences, together with on the subjects of vaccinations, faculties, nursing houses, youngster care, congregate settings, and financial affect.

Information updates on vaccine administration in Connecticut

The next information was reported to the CT WiZ immunization data system as of August 16, 2022.

Whole quantity of people that have been vaccinated in opposition to COVID-19:


Whole Administered

No less than one dose


Absolutely vaccinated


Further dose 1


Further dose 2


P.c of individuals with a minimum of one dose by age group:

  • >95{ab24ffeec902ceefbc5fdafafd943b0c5d12b666e16ef1a5e7125e4fcd74f5fa} of these 65+
  • >95{ab24ffeec902ceefbc5fdafafd943b0c5d12b666e16ef1a5e7125e4fcd74f5fa} of these between 55-64
  • 92{ab24ffeec902ceefbc5fdafafd943b0c5d12b666e16ef1a5e7125e4fcd74f5fa} of these between 45-54
  • 91{ab24ffeec902ceefbc5fdafafd943b0c5d12b666e16ef1a5e7125e4fcd74f5fa} of these between 35-44
  • 88{ab24ffeec902ceefbc5fdafafd943b0c5d12b666e16ef1a5e7125e4fcd74f5fa} of these between 25-34
  • 85{ab24ffeec902ceefbc5fdafafd943b0c5d12b666e16ef1a5e7125e4fcd74f5fa} of these between 15-24
  • 73{ab24ffeec902ceefbc5fdafafd943b0c5d12b666e16ef1a5e7125e4fcd74f5fa} of these between 10-14
  • 50{ab24ffeec902ceefbc5fdafafd943b0c5d12b666e16ef1a5e7125e4fcd74f5fa} of these between 5-9
  • 8{ab24ffeec902ceefbc5fdafafd943b0c5d12b666e16ef1a5e7125e4fcd74f5fa} of these between 0-4

To find a vaccination clinic in Connecticut, go to

Information updates on breakthrough circumstances in Connecticut

The Connecticut Division of Public Well being is reporting that as of August 17, 2022, a complete of 266,930 circumstances of COVID-19 amongst totally vaccinated individuals in Connecticut have been recognized. These circumstances account for 9.72{ab24ffeec902ceefbc5fdafafd943b0c5d12b666e16ef1a5e7125e4fcd74f5fa} of the greater than 2.7 million individuals within the state who’re totally vaccinated.

For extra information on breakthrough circumstances in Connecticut, see pages 5 and 6 of this week’s prolonged COVID-19 information report.

Information updates on variants in Connecticut

The next information comprises the cumulative variety of SARS-CoV-2 variants which have been recognized amongst Connecticut residents as of right this moment:

Variants of concern

Variants being monitored

  • Alpha: 2,525 circumstances
  • Beta: 23 circumstances
  • Gamma: 137 circumstances
  • Delta: 16,289
  • Epsilon: 60 circumstances
  • Zeta: 1 case
  • Eta: 10 circumstances
  • Iota: 718 circumstances
  • Kappa: 2 circumstances
  • Mu: 84 circumstances

For extra data on variants, see pages 7 and eight of this week’s prolonged COVID-19 information report.

Offering data to Connecticut residents

For essentially the most up-to-date data from the State of Connecticut on COVID-19, residents are inspired to go to Residents may subscribe to textual content message alerts from the state by texting the key phrase COVIDCT to 888-777.

People who’ve basic questions that aren’t answered on the web site can name 2-1-1 for help. The hotline is accessible 24 hours a day and has multilingual help. Anybody who’s out-of-state or requires a toll-free quantity can hook up with Connecticut 2-1-1 by dialing 1-800-203-1234. That is meant for use by people who aren’t experiencing signs however might have basic questions associated to COVID-19. Anybody who’s experiencing signs are strongly urged to contact their medical supplier.

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