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Governor Lamont Provides Update on Connecticut's Coronavirus Response Efforts – CT.gov

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01/04/2022

(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 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 4, 2022:
Data updates on testing in Connecticut
The following is a summary of the day-to-day newly reported data on cases 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 Yesterday
COVID-19 Cases (confirmed and probable)
544,468
+10,602
COVID-19 Tests Reported (molecular and antigen)
13,635,114
+44,449
Daily Test Positivity

23.85%
Patients Currently Hospitalized with COVID-19
1,562
+110
Of the 1,562 patients currently hospitalized with laboratory-confirmed COVID-19, 1,062 (68%) are not fully vaccinated.
For the week beginning December 19, 2021, unvaccinated persons had a 3.3x greater risk of testing positive for COVID-19 compared to fully vaccinated persons.
For the week beginning December 19, 2021, unvaccinated persons had a 32.9x greater risk of dying from COVID-19 compared to fully vaccinated persons.
Data on COVID-19 associated deaths is updated once per week every Thursday. The most recently reported total number of deaths is 9,160.
County-by-county breakdown of current COVID-19 hospitalizations:
County
Current COVID-19 Hospitalizations
Fairfield County
435
Hartford County
390
Litchfield County
35
Middlesex County
40
New Haven County
539
New London County
84
Tolland County
11
Windham County
28
Total
1,562
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.”
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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