Governor Lamont provides update on Connecticut’s efforts to respond to the coronavirus

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09/29/2022

Governor Lamont provides update on Connecticut’s efforts to respond to the coronavirus

Latest data as of Thursday 29 September 2022 15:00

(HARTFORD, CT) — As the state of Connecticut continues to take action in response to the global spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Governor Ned Lamont provided the following updates on Thursday, September 29, 2022 as of 3:00 p.m known:

Connecticut testing data updates

The following is a summary of newly reported COVID-19 data in Connecticut over the past 7 days.

general overview

Cumulative
(except hospital count)

Past 7 days

Positive PCR/NAAT tests

972,530

3,557

All PCR/NAAT tests

15,474,325

38,484

Test positivity (pos/all PCR/NAAT)

9.24%

Patients currently hospitalized with COVID-19

383

-17

COVID-19 related deaths

11,365

+22

To read the full data report, visit data.ct.gov/coronavirus and click the Data Report button. This site also contains several other data reports, including on immunization, schools, foster homes, child care, community attitudes, and economic impact.

Vaccine administration data updates in Connecticut

The following data was reported to the CT WiZ vaccination information system as of September 27, 2022.

Total number of people vaccinated against COVID-19:

dose

Overall managed

At least one dose

3,058,810

Completed primary series

2,770,892

Obtained Bivalent Booster

153,536

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

  • >95% of those over 65 years old
  • >95% of 55-64 year olds
  • 92% of 45-54 year olds
  • 91% of 35-44 year olds
  • 88% of those between 25-34
  • 85% of those between 15-24
  • 73% of those between 10-14
  • 50% of them between 5-9
  • 11% of them between 0-4

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

Data updates on landmark cases in Connecticut

The Connecticut Department of Public Health reports that as of September 28, 2022, a total of 281,282 cases of COVID-19 have been identified in fully vaccinated people in Connecticut. These cases account for 10.21% of the more than 2.7 million people in the state who are fully vaccinated.

For more data on Connecticut’s landmark cases, visit see pages 5 and 6 of this week’s expanded COVID-19 data report.

Data updates on Connecticut variants

The following data includes the cumulative number of SARS-CoV-2 variants identified among Connecticut residents to date:

  • omicron: 25,725 cases
  • delta: 17,236 cases
  • alpha: 2,525 cases
  • iota: 1,083 cases
  • Miscellaneous: 1,047 cases
  • gamma: 137 cases
  • mu: 84 cases
  • epsilon: 60 cases
  • lambda: 38 cases
  • beta: 23 cases
  • eta: 10 cases
  • Kappa: 2 cases
  • zeta: 1st case

For more information on variants, see see pages 7 and 8 of this week’s expanded COVID-19 data report.

Providing Information to Connecticut Residents

Residents are encouraged to visit for the most up-to-date information from the state of Connecticut on COVID-19 ct.gov/coronavirus. Residents can also subscribe to state SMS alerts by texting the keyword COVIDCT to 888-777.

People with general questions not answered on the site can call 2-1-1 for assistance. The hotline is available 24 hours a day and supports multiple languages. Anyone located out of state or who needs a toll-free number can connect to Connecticut 2-1-1 by dialing 1-800-203-1234. This is for people who don’t have symptoms but may have general questions about COVID-19. Anyone experiencing symptoms is urged to contact their doctor.

Twitter: @GovNedLamont

Facebook: Office of Governor Ned Lamont


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