More than a dozen new COVID-19-related deaths were reported in Connecticut over the weekend as the overall positive infection rate hovered around 3 percent after spiking last week.
Between Friday, April 9, and Monday, April 12, there were 98,891 COVID-19 tests administered, resulting in a total of 2,985 laboratory-confirmed new infections for a 3.02 percent positive infection rate.
Over that stretch, an additional 13 new COVID-19 fatalities were reported as the death toll rose to 7,957 since the pandemic began last year.
Seven more COVID-19 patients were discharged from Connecticut hospitals, with 524 still being treated statewide.
Since the pandemic began, more than 8.1 million COVID-19 tests have been administered, resulting in 324,571 confirmed cases.
A total of 2,414,373 first and second COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered in Connecticut, with Lamont noting that the state “continues to expect supply to exceed demand by late April.”
A breakdown of those who have received at least one COVID-19 dose as of April 12, by age group:
- 65+: 83 percent;
- 55-64: 71 percent;
- 45-54: 54 percent;
- 16-44: 30 percent;
- 16+: 52 percent.
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The latest breakdown of confirmed and probable COVID-19 cases in Connecticut, by county, according to the state Department of Health on April 12:
- Fairfield: 92,953;
- New Haven: 84,116;
- Hartford: 77,789;
- New London: 21,119;
- Litchfield: 13,506;
- Middlesex: 11,932;
- Windham: 10,137;
- Tolland: 8,909;
A complete list of cases, by communities, can be found here by clicking and scrolling down
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