Governor Lamont Supplies Replace on Connecticut’s Coronavirus Response Efforts

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Governor Lamont Supplies Replace on Connecticut’s Coronavirus Response Efforts


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 supplied 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.

Total Abstract

(aside from hospital census)

Previous 7 days

Constructive PCR/NAAT Assessments



All PCR/NAAT Assessments



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


Sufferers Presently Hospitalized with COVID-19



COVID-19 Related Deaths



To learn the total knowledge report, go to and click on the button labeled, “Information Report.” That web site additionally incorporates a number of different knowledge experiences, together with on the matters of vaccinations, faculties, nursing houses, 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:


Whole Administered

A minimum of one dose


Totally vaccinated


Further dose 1


Further dose 2


% of individuals with at the least 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

Information updates on breakthrough instances in Connecticut

The Connecticut Division of Public Well being is reporting that as of August 17, 2022, a complete of 266,930 instances of COVID-19 amongst absolutely vaccinated individuals in Connecticut have been recognized. These instances account for 9.72% of the greater than 2.7 million folks within the state who’re absolutely vaccinated.

For extra knowledge on breakthrough instances 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 incorporates the cumulative variety of SARS-CoV-2 variants which were recognized amongst Connecticut residents as of immediately:

Variants of concern

Variants being monitored

  • Alpha: 2,525 instances
  • Beta: 23 instances
  • Gamma: 137 instances
  • Delta: 16,289
  • Epsilon: 60 instances
  • Zeta: 1 case
  • Eta: 10 instances
  • Iota: 718 instances
  • Kappa: 2 instances
  • Mu: 84 instances

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 essentially the most up-to-date info from the State of Connecticut on COVID-19, residents are inspired to go to Residents may also subscribe to textual content message alerts from the state by texting the key phrase COVIDCT to 888-777.

People who’ve normal questions that aren’t answered on the web site can name 2-1-1 for help. The hotline is obtainable 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 will not be experiencing signs however might have normal questions associated to COVID-19. Anybody who’s experiencing signs are strongly urged to contact their medical supplier.

Twitter: @GovNedLamont

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