CT Covid Update: Positivity Rate is 2.71%


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July 20

On Tuesday, 351,302 COVID-19 cases have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic, which is up 218 since Monday. Out of 8,055 tests administered, 218 came back positive. That results in a positivity rate of 2.71 percent.

Hospitalizations rose by 4 on Tuesday, giving the state a total of 54.

The number of total tests performed since the pandemic began is now at 9,778,284, an increase of 8,055 since Monday.

July 19

On Monday, Gov. Lamont announced that 351,084 COVID-19 cases have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic, which is up by 409 since Friday. Out of 26,798 tests administered, 409 came back positive, giving the state a positivity rate of 1.53%.

Hospitalizations increased by 6, giving the state a total of 50.

July 16

Friday, the state's positivity rate lowered slightly to 1.26 percent. There were 350,675 confirmed and probably cases, which were 139 more than Thursday. The state recorded 9,743,431 tests so far, with 11,039 happening on Thursday. Forty-four people were hospitalized, which was six more than the previous day.

The most recently reported total number of deaths remains at 8,282.

July 15

On Thursday, 350,536 COVID-19 cases have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic, which is up 150 since Wednesday. Out of 11,759 tests administered, 150 came back positive. That results in a positivity rate of 1.28%.

Three more coronavirus-related deaths were reported, bringing the total since the start of the pandemic to 8,282.

Hospitalizations increased by 8 on Thursday, bringing the total to 30.

The number of total tests performed since the pandemic began is now at 9,732,392 an increase of 11,759 since Wednesday.

July 14

On Wednesday, 350,386 COVID-19 cases have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic, which is up 141 since Tuesday. Out of 11,030 tests administered, 141 came back positive. That results in a positivity rate of 1.28%.

According to state officials, the last time the daily positivity rate was above 1% was June 1. The last time it was above 1.28% (today’s rate) was May 25.

No new coronavirus-related deaths were reported on Wednesday, as the state is now releasing that statistic weekly on Thursdays. Hospitalizations decreased by 5 Wednesday, bringing the total at 30.

The number of total tests performed since the pandemic began is now at 9,720,633 an increase of 11,030 since Tuesday.

July 13

On Tuesday, 350,245 COVID-19 cases have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic, which is up 206 since Monday. Out of 21,174 tests administered, 206 came back positive. That results in a positivity rate of 0.97%.

No new coronavirus-related deaths were reported on Tuesday, as the state is now releasing that statistic weekly. Hospitalizations stayed the same on Tuesday, leaving the total at 35.

The number of total tests performed since the pandemic began is now at 9,709,603 an increase of 21,174 since Monday.

July 12

On Monday, Gov. Lamont announced that 350,039 COVID-19 cases have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic, which is up by 70 since Friday. Out of 11,464 tests administered, 70 came back positive, giving the state a positivity rate of 0.61%.

Hospitalizations increased by 10, giving the state a total of 35. The number of total tests performed since the pandemic began is now at 9,688,429 an increase of 11,464 since Friday.

The state said that the number of COVID-related deaths will be released on a weekly basis on Thursdays.

July 9

On Friday, 349,969 COVID-19 cases have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic, which is up 171 since Thursday. Out of 20,963 tests administered, 171 came back positive. That results in a positivity rate of 0.82%.

No new coronavirus-related deaths were reported on Friday, as the state is now releasing that statistic weekly. Hospitalizations decreased by 1 on Friday, bringing the total to 25.

The number of total tests performed since the pandemic began is now at 9,676,965 an increase of 20,963 since Thursday.

July 8

On Thursday, Gov. Lamont announced that 349,798 COVID cases have been reported since the start of the pandemic, which is up by 55 since Wednesday. Out of 10,553 tests administered, 55 came back positive, giving the state an overall positivity rate of 0.52%. 

Hospitalizations are down to 26, a decrease of 6 since Wednesday. There was one COVID-related death reported since Friday, bringing the overall total to 8.279. The state did not say Wednesday whether there were any new COVID-related deaths.

The number of total tests performed since the pandemic began is now at 9,656,002 an increase of 10,553 since Wednesday.

July 7

On Wednesday, the governor's office announced that 349,743 COVID cases have been reported since the start of the pandemic, which is up by 92 since Tuesday. Out of 10,304 tests administered, 92 came back positive, giving the state a positivity rate of 0.89%.

The number of hospitalizations remains at 32. The number of total tests performed since the pandemic began is now at 9,645,145 an increase of 10,304 since Tuesday.

The state said that they are now reporting the number of COVID-related deaths Connecticut on a weekly basis.

July 6

On Tuesday, Gov. Lamont announced that 349,651 COVID-19 cases have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic, which is up by 175 since Friday. Out of 25,599 tests administered, 175 came back positive, giving the state a positivity rate of 0.68%.

There were no additional COVID-related deaths since Friday, leaving the overall total since the start of the pandemic to 8,279. Hospitalizations decreased by 10, giving the state a total of 32.

The number of total tests performed since the pandemic began is now at 9,635,145 an increase of 25,599 since Friday.

July 2

On Friday, Gov. Lamont announced that 349,476 COVID-19 cases have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic, which is up by 89 since Thursday. Out of 15,013 tests administered, 89 came back positive, giving the state a positivity rate of 0.59%.

There were no additional COVID-related death since Thursday, leaving the overall total since the start of the pandemic to 8,279. Hospitalizations increased by 5, giving the state a total of 42.

The number of total tests performed since the pandemic began is now at 9,609,546 an increase of 15,013 since Thursday.

July 1

On Thursday, Gov. Lamont announced that 349,387 COVID-19 cases have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic, which is up by 35 since Wednesday. Out of 8,046 tests administered, 35 came back positive, giving the state a positivity rate of 0.43%.

There was one additional COVID-related death since Wednesday, bringing the overall total since the start of the pandemic to 8,279. Hospitalizations increased by 6, giving the state a total of 37.

The number of total tests performed since the pandemic began is now at 9,594,533 an increase of 8,046 since Wednesday.


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