COVID-19: CT Hits New Hospitalizations Milestone; Latest Breakdown By County

Connecticut has hit a new milestone in its fight against COVID-19 as the number of patients being treated for the virus dipped below 200 for the first time in months.

There are now less than 200 COVID-19 patients hospitalized.
There are now less than 200 COVID-19 patients hospitalized. Photo Credit: Pixabay/MatthewWaffleHouse

Eight more patients were discharged from Connecticut hospitals, bringing the total to 194 being treated statewide, marking a new benchmark. 

In the latest update from the state Department of Health, 20,754 COVID-19 tests were administered in Connecticut on Tuesday, Oct. 26, resulting in 337 laboratory-confirmed cases of the virus for a daily positive infection rate of 1.62 percent, up slightly from the previous day.

Since the beginning of the pandemic in March 2020, there have been a total of 11.72 million COVID-19 tests administered in Connecticut, which led to a total of 401,716 confirmed cases.

The latest breakdown of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Connecticut, by county, according to the state Department of Health as of Wednesday, Oct. 27:

  • Fairfield: 112,345 (11,909 per 100,000 residents);
  • New Haven: 105,271 (12,316);
  • Hartford: 98,384 (11,033);
  • New London: 27,428 (10,342);
  • Litchfield: 17,087 (9,475);
  • Middlesex: 14,887 (9,165);
  • Windham: 13,292 (11,382);
  • Tolland: 11,339 (7,523).

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

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