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Connecticut COVID Update: +1,066 Cases, +21 Hospitalizations, Two Deaths Since Friday

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

Statewide Total
(includes confirmed and probable cases)

Change Since Friday

COVID-19 Cases

61,377*

+1,066

COVID-19-Associated Deaths

4,532

+2

Patients Currently Hospitalized with COVID-19

155

+21

COVID-19 PCR Tests Reported

1,894,490*

+77,261

*Includes 273 positive cases and 23,130 tests conducted between September 26 and October 8 that are newly reported as part of catch-up reporting.

County-by-county breakdown:

County

COVID-19 Cases

COVID-19 Deaths

COVID-19 Hospitalizations

Confirmed

Probable

Confirmed

Probable

Fairfield County

20,206

846

1,112

314

42

Hartford County

15,132

704

1,121

322

38

Litchfield County

1,850

90

120

21

0

Middlesex County

1,638

71

154

39

9

New Haven County

14,634

530

962

157

36

New London County

2,754

83

96

30

25

Tolland County

1,411

109

52

15

1

Windham County

1,142

15

16

1

4

Pending address validation

156

6

0

0

0

Total

58,923

2,454

3,633

899

155

For several additional graphs and tables containing more data, including a list of cases in every municipality, visit ct.gov/coronavirus and click the link that is labeled, “COVID-19 Data Tracker.”

Providing information to Connecticut residents

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

Individuals who have general questions that are not answered on the website can call 2-1-1 for assistance. The hotline is available 24 hours a day and has multilingual assistance. Anyone who is out-of-state or requires a toll-free number can connect to Connecticut 2-1-1 by dialing 1-800-203-1234. This is intended to be used by individuals who are not experiencing symptoms but may have general questions related to COVID-19. Anyone who is experiencing symptoms are strongly urged to contact their medical provider.

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