COVID-19 Update March 27, 2020
As of March 27, 2020, a total of 1291 laboratory-confirmed cases of COVID-19 have been reported among Connecticut residents. Cases have been reported in all 8 Connecticut counties. One hundred and seventy-three patients were hospitalized, and 27 residents have died (15 in Fairfield County, 6 in New Haven County, 3 in Tolland County, 2 in Hartford County, and 1 in Middlesex County).
According to the latest report from the State, Danbury has 85 positive COVID-19 cases and there are 752 in Fairfield County. There have been 15 deaths in the county from the virus thus far. Greenwich has 77 confirmed COVID-19 cases to date.
The Dr. Katherine A. Kelley State Public Health Laboratory has tested a total of 1450 patients for COVID19; 219 (15%) patients tested positive. Testing of specimens received since March 24 is on-going and does not reflect a decrease in testing. Hospital and commercial laboratories also are offering testing for COVID-19 in Connecticut; in total, more than 8400 tests have been reported to date.
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