Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton took this photo of O'Neill Center at WCSU westside campus that is being transformed into a hospital for COVID-19 overflow.
According to the State of Connecticut's latest data, the state has 4,914 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19. This is an increase of 1,090 cases since yesterday. The increase in cases reported today is related to catch up of data entry and implementation of a new method for reporting cases to the Department of Public Health. This increase does not reflect a change in the trajectory of the outbreak. There have been 909 patients have been hospitalized due to the virus and 135 residents have died.
Fairfield County continues to have the majority of cases in the state with 2,716 COVID-19 cases and 75 deaths.
Among 216 nursing homes in CT, 48 (22%) have had at least one confirmed case of COVID-19. A total of 221 nursing home residents with laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 have been identified of whom 80 (36%) were hospitalized and 23 (10%) have died.
Read the complete report HERE.