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Governor Lamont Supplies Replace on Connecticut’s Coronavirus Response Efforts

Governor Lamont Supplies Replace on Connecticut’s Coronavirus Response Efforts

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Governor Lamont Supplies Replace on Connecticut’s Coronavirus Response Efforts


08/18/2022

Governor Lamont Supplies 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 knowledge on COVID-19 in Connecticut from the previous 7 days.

General Abstract

Cumulative
(aside from hospital census)

Previous 7 days

Constructive PCR/NAAT Checks

942,161

3,449

All PCR/NAAT Checks

15,174,694

34,904

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

9.88%

Sufferers Presently Hospitalized with COVID-19

329

+4

COVID-19 Related Deaths

11,180

+16

To learn the complete knowledge report, go to knowledge.ct.gov/coronavirus and click on the button labeled, “Information Report.” That web site additionally accommodates a number of different knowledge reviews, together with on the matters of vaccinations, colleges, nursing properties, youngster care, congregate settings, and financial affect.

Information updates on vaccine administration in Connecticut

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

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

Dose

Whole Administered

A minimum of one dose

3,052,082

Absolutely vaccinated

2,760,106

Further dose 1

1,606,333

Further dose 2

352,918

P.c of individuals with not less than one dose by age group:

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

To find a vaccination clinic in Connecticut, go to ct.gov/covidvaccine.

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% of the greater than 2.7 million individuals within the state who’re totally vaccinated.

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

Information updates on variants in Connecticut

The next knowledge accommodates the cumulative variety of SARS-CoV-2 variants which have been recognized amongst Connecticut residents as of at the 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 info on variants, see pages 7 and eight of this week’s prolonged COVID-19 knowledge report.

Offering info to Connecticut residents

For probably the most up-to-date info from the State of Connecticut on COVID-19, residents are inspired to go to ct.gov/coronavirus. Residents can even subscribe to textual content message alerts from the state by texting the key phrase COVIDCT to 888-777.

People who’ve common questions that aren’t answered on the web site can name 2-1-1 for help. The hotline is offered 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 supposed for use by people who are usually not experiencing signs however might have common questions associated to COVID-19. Anybody who’s experiencing signs are strongly urged to contact their medical supplier.

Twitter: @GovNedLamont

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