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CT COVID-19 Updates: 7-day average positivity rate at 11.2%

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

May 6

Gov. Ned Lamont has announced the state's COVID statistics over the past seven days.

Over the past seven days, 6,297 PCR/NAAT tests came back positive out of 56,223 administered.

This yields a positivity rate of 11.2%

Over the last week, there have been 35 additional hospitalizations.

Of the 239 patients currently hospitalized with laboratory-confirmed COVID-19, 81 (33.89%) are not fully vaccinated.

On Thursday evening, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention listed all eight Connecticut Counties in the Medium/Yellow or High/Orange categories as part of its COVID-19 Community Levels Map.

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A week ago, only New London County was listed in the Medium/Yellow category while the other seven counties were listed in the Low/Green category.

May 5

Gov. Ned Lamont has announced the state's COVID statistics over the past seven days.

Over the past seven days, 6,420 PCR/NAAT tests came back positive out of 62,002 administered.

This yields a positivity rate of 10.35%

Over the last week, there have been 35 additional hospitalizations.

Of the 233 patients currently hospitalized with laboratory-confirmed COVID-19, 82 (35.49%) are not fully vaccinated.

The total number of COVID-related deaths has increased by 18, bringing the total to 10,858.

3,040,333 Connecticut residents have received at least one dose of a COVID vaccine. 2,731,563 Connecticut residents are fully vaccinated. 1,515,679 Connecticut residents have received a booster. 159,280 Connecticut residents have received a second booster. 


May 4

Gov. Ned Lamont has announced the state's COVID statistics over the past seven days.

Over the past seven days, 6,198 PCR/NAAT tests came back positive out of 60,077 administered.

This yields a positivity rate of 10.32%

Over the last week, there have been 35 additional hospitalizations.

Of the 245 patients currently hospitalized with laboratory-confirmed COVID-19, 78 (31.84%) are not fully vaccinated.


May 3

Gov. Ned Lamont has announced the state's COVID statistics over the past seven days.

Over the past seven days, 6,310 PCR/NAAT tests came back positive out of 63,159 administered.

This yields a positivity rate of 9.99%

Over the last week, there have been 45 additional hospitalizations.

Of the 236 patients currently hospitalized with laboratory-confirmed COVID-19, 67 (28.39%) are not fully vaccinated.


May 2

Gov. Ned Lamont has announced the state's COVID statistics over the past seven days.

Over the past seven days, 5,858 PCR/NAAT tests came back positive out of 66,174 administered.

This yields a positivity rate of 8.85%

Over the last week, there have been 51 additional hospitalizations.

Of the 230 patients currently hospitalized with laboratory-confirmed COVID-19, 68 (29.57%) are not fully vaccinated.

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State of Connecticut Daily COVID Data report 

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Johns Hopkins University Weekly hospitalization Trends for Connecticut

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