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CT COVID-19 Updates: 7-day positivity rate at 5.27%, hospitalizations at 117

The latest developments on the coronavirus pandemic in Connecticut.
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HARTFORD, Conn. —

April 8 

7-day positivity rate at 5.27%%, hospitalizations at 117

The state's COVID-19 positivity rate over the last seven days is at 5.27%, the governor's office announced Thursday afternoon.

As of April 7, some 3,073 PCR/NAAT tests came back positive for the 58,357 total laboratory-confirmed and probably COVID-19 cases reported among Connecticut residents.

Out of the 117 patients currently hospitalized, 48 (41.03%) are not fully vaccinated.


April 7

7-day positivity rate at 4.88%%, hospitalizations at 127

The state's COVID-19 positivity rate over the last seven days is at 4.88%, the governor's office announced Thursday afternoon.

As of April 6, some 2,870 PCR/NAAT tests came back positive for the 58,767 total laboratory-confirmed and probably COVID-19 cases reported among Connecticut residents.

Of the 127 patients currently hospitalized with laboratory-confirmed COVID-19, 47 (37.01%) are not fully vaccinated.

April 6

7-day positivity rate at 4.77%, hospitalizations at 117

The state's COVID-19 positivity rate over the last seven days is at 4.77%, the governor's office announced Wednesday afternoon.

As of April 5, some 2,621 PCR/NAAT tests came back positive for the 54,962 total laboratory-confirmed and probably COVID-19 cases reported among Connecticut residents.

A total of 117 patients are currently hospitalized with COVID-19


April 5

7-day positivity rate at 4.6%, hospitalizations at 106

The state's COVID-19 positivity rate over the last seven days is at 4.6%, the governor's office announced Tuesday afternoon.

As of April 4, some 2,623 PCR/NAAT tests came back positive for the 56,696 total laboratory-confirmed and probably COVID-19 cases reported among Connecticut residents.

A total of 106 patients are currently hospitalized with COVID-19.

April 4

7-day positivity rate at 4.26%, hospitalizations at 93

The state's COVID-19 positivity rate over the last seven days is at 4.26%, the governor's office announced Monday afternoon.

Gov. Ned Lamont's office announced that the state's test positivity rate will now be calculated as a rolling seven-day positivity by specimen collection date, rather than a daily percentage.

As of April 3, some 2,726 PCR/NAAT tests came back positive for the 738,544 total laboratory-confirmed and probably COVID-19 cases reported among Connecticut residents.

A total of 93 patients are currently hospitalized with COVID-19.

Lamont's office also announced that as of April 4, negative rapid antigen and rapid PCR test results are no longer required to be reported to the Connecticut Department of Public Health.

State of Connecticut Daily COVID Data report 

Kaiser Family Foundation COVID-19 Vaccine Breakthrough Cases: Data from the States

Johns Hopkins University Weekly hospitalization Trends for Connecticut

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