Covid-19: Here's Brand-New Rundown Of CT Cases By Community

After seeing the overall infection rate for Connecticut residents testing positive for COVID-19 climbed above 10 percent earlier this week, the number has dramatically dipped back down as the state and country combat the recent surge in new cases.

<p>The infection rate in COVID-19 in Connecticut has held steady at around 6 percent.</p>

The infection rate in COVID-19 in Connecticut has held steady at around 6 percent.

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In his latest update, Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont said that 30,303 COVID-19 tests were administered in Connecticut on Thursday, Jan. 14, resulting in 1,878 positive cases for a 6.2 percent positive infection rate, down dramatically from earlier in the week.

Lamont said that the number of COVID-19 patients hospitalized with the virus outpaced new admissions, with the total number in Connecticut hospitals down from 1,118 to 1,098.

Forty-one new virus-related deaths were reported, bringing the death toll to 6,594 since the pandemic began.

A total of 223,422 positive COVID-19 cases have been confirmed in Connecticut out of more than 4.86 million tested.

The latest breakdown of confirmed and probable COVID-19 cases in Connecticut, by county, according to the state Department of Health on Friday, Jan. 15:

  • Fairfield: 65,226 (226 new);
  • Hartford: 55,926 (261);
  • New Haven: 55,943 (278);
  • New London: 14,000 (110);
  • Litchfield: 8,750 (119);
  • Middlesex: 8,041 (34);
  • Windham: 6,879 (39);
  • Tolland: 8,796 (15).
  • Unknown: 822.

Total: 221,544

A complete list of cases, by communities, can be found here by clicking and scrolling down.

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