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Connecticut Administers 308,502 Doses of COVID Vaccine

Video of Governor Lamont news briefing

Data updates on vaccine administration in Connecticut

The following data represents the total number of COVID-19 vaccinations administered in Connecticut, as reported to the state as of today:

  • First doses administered: 265,947
  • Second doses administered: 42,555
  • Total doses administered: 308,502

So far, about 27 percent of people over the age of 75 in Connecticut have received their first dose. Connecticut continues to rank in the top four states for administering the vaccine.

Connecticut is currently in phase 1b of its COVID-19 vaccination program. Right now under this phase, residents over the age of 75 can receive the vaccine. Soon, the phase will expand to include residents between the ages of 65 and 74, and residents between the ages of 16 and 64 who have underlying health conditions. Residents and staff of congregate settings and frontline essential workers will soon also become eligible during this phase.

Information on Connecticut’s COVID-19 vaccination program is available at ct.gov/covidvaccine.

 

Governor Lamont Provides Update on Connecticut’s Coronavirus Response Efforts

Posted on January 25, 2021

   
   

(HARTFORD, CT) – As the State of Connecticut continues taking actions in response to the global spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Governor Ned Lamont provided the following updates as of 5:00 p.m. on Monday, January 25, 2021:

Data updates on testing in Connecticut

The following is a summary of the day-to-day newly reported data on cases, deaths, and tests in Connecticut. It is important to note that these newly reported updates include data that occurred over the last several days to a week. All data in this report are preliminary, and data for previous dates will be updated as new reports are received and data errors are corrected.

Overall Summary

Total

Change Since Friday

COVID-19 Cases (confirmed and probable)

243,632

+5,817

COVID-19 Tests Reported (molecular and antigen)

5,528,329*

+123,037

Daily Test Positivity

--

4.73%

Patients Currently Hospitalized with COVID-19

1,068

+10

COVID-19 Associated Deaths

6,911

+92

*Today’s summary removed approximately 34,000 tests for college students from out-of-state institutions from the total tests column. The filter for out-of-state tests was recently updated and as a result, these identified tests are now being excluded. These are primarily older tests from the summer and fall.

County-by-county breakdown of current COVID-19 hospitalizations:

County

Current COVID-19 Hospitalizations

Fairfield County

258

Hartford County

312

Litchfield County

21

Middlesex County

42

New Haven County

301

New London County

92

Tolland County

8

Windham County

34

Total

1,068

For a series of interactive graphs and maps that provide additional data, including metrics related to age, gender, and race/ethnicity, as well as data broken down by every town and city in Connecticut, visit ct.gov/coronavirus and click the link that is labeled, “Data Tracker.”

Data updates on vaccine administration in Connecticut

The following data represents the total number of COVID-19 vaccinations administered in Connecticut, as reported to the state as of today:

  • First doses administered: 265,947
  • Second doses administered: 42,555
  • Total doses administered: 308,502

So far, about 27 percent of people over the age of 75 in Connecticut have received their first dose. Connecticut continues to rank in the top four states for administering the vaccine.

Connecticut is currently in phase 1b of its COVID-19 vaccination program. Right now under this phase, residents over the age of 75 can receive the vaccine. Soon, the phase will expand to include residents between the ages of 65 and 74, and residents between the ages of 16 and 64 who have underlying health conditions. Residents and staff of congregate settings and frontline essential workers will soon also become eligible during this phase.

Information on Connecticut’s COVID-19 vaccination program is available at ct.gov/covidvaccine.

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