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CT COVID-19 Updates: 7-day average positivity rate at 11.79%

These are the latest COVID numbers from the state's Department of Public Health.
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HARTFORD, Conn. — Gov. Ned Lamont announced Thursday, July 28, the state's COVID-19 statistics over the past seven days.

Over the past week, 4,789 PCR.NAAT tests were positive out of 40,627. This yields a positivity rate of 11.79%.

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Over the past week, there have been 16 more hospitalizations, with a total of 328 hospitalizations.

As of this past Thursday, there have been a total of 11,102 COVID-related deaths in Connecticut, nine more than last week.

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The governor also released updates on Connecticut's COVID vaccine administration.

Around 3,046,277 have at least one dose, while 2,753,969 are considered fully vaccinated.

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1,592,506 have received one additional dose, and 333,299 got a second additional dose.

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

  • >95% of those 65+
  • >95% of those between 55-64
  • 92% of those between 45-54
  • 91% of those between 35-44
  • 88% of those between 25-34
  • 85% of those between 15-24
  • 72% of those between 10-14
  • 49% of those between 5-9
  • 6% of those between 0-4

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