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Connecticut COVID Vaccine Opens to Age 45-55 on March 19, Schedule Accelerated

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:

Dose

Total Administered

First doses administered

918,741*

Fully vaccinated

496,006*

Total doses administered

1,379,497*

*NOTE: A total of 35,250 doses of the single-dose J&J vaccine are included in each category

So far, 59 percent of Connecticut’s population over the age of 55 has received at least one dose, including:

  • 77 percent of those over the age of 75;
  • 71 percent of those between 65 and 74; and
  • 40 percent of those between 55 to 64.

In total, 31 percent of all adults in Connecticut over the age of 16 have received at least one dose.

Those who are currently eligible to receive the vaccine under Connecticut’s COVID-19 vaccination program include all individuals over the age of 55, as well as all healthcare personnel, medical first responders, residents and staff of long-term care facilities, residents and staff of select congregate settings, and PreK-12 school staff and professional childcare providers. Over the coming weeks, eligibility will expand based on age according to the following schedule:

  • March 19, 2021: Scheduling opens to ages 45 to 54
  • April 5, 2021 (tentative): Scheduling opens to ages 16 to 44

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


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)

293,102

+2,525

COVID-19 Tests Reported (molecular and antigen)

7,200,392

+85,569

Daily Test Positivity

--

2.95%

Patients Currently Hospitalized with COVID-19

407

+26

COVID-19 Associated Deaths

7,788

+23

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

County

Current COVID-19 Hospitalizations

Fairfield County

117

Hartford County

80

Litchfield County

4

Middlesex County

14

New Haven County

172

New London County

15

Tolland County

1

Windham County

4

Total

407

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.”

 

 

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