In the past week, Connecticut hospitals recorded 31 new virus-related deaths, bringing the total as of Wednesday, Nov. 24 to 8,865 statewide since the pandemic began in March 2020.
The daily positive COVID-19 infection rate of those tested in Connecticut has been fluctuating in the past week, up to nearly 5 percent before dropping down to 3.72 percent of those tested on Tuesday, Nov. 23.
On Nov. 23, Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont said that there were more than 22,000 COVID-19 tests administered statewide, resulting in 841 new laboratory-confirmed cases of the virus.
Eighteen more COVID-19 patients were admitted to Connecticut hospitals, bringing the total being treated up to 300.
Connecticut continues to be among the quickest states to roll out their COVID-19 vaccines, with 2,732,521 first doses administered as of Nov. 24, while 2,462,659 have completed the vaccination process with both shots.
A breakdown of which populations have received the most vaccines, by age group on Nov. 24:
- 65+: >95 percent
- 55-64: 93 percent;
- 45-54: 85 percent;
- 35-44: 86 percent;
- 25-34: 79 percent;
- 18-24: 72 percent;
- 16-17: 81 percent;
- 12-15: 72 percent;
- 5-11: 21 percent.
The latest breakdown of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Connecticut since March 2020, by county:
- Fairfield: 114,991 (12,190 per 100,000 residents);
- New Haven: 108.762 (12,724);
- Hartford: 101,728 (11,408);
- New London: 29,135 (10,986);
- Litchfield: 18,067 (15,491);
- Middlesex: 15,491 (9,537);
- Windham: 14,338 (12,278);
- Tolland: 11,820 (7,842).
A complete list of cases, by communities, can be found here by clicking and scrolling down.
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