Governor Lamont Provides Update on Connecticut’s Coronavirus Response Efforts

Table of Contents Press ReleasesGovernor Lamont Provides Update on Connecticut’s Coronavirus Response EffortsLatest Data as of 3:00PM on Tuesday, August 3, 2021 Press Releases 08/03/2021 Governor Lamont Provides Update on Connecticut’s Coronavirus Response Efforts Latest Data as of 3:00PM on Tuesday, August 3, 2021 (HARTFORD, CT) – As the […]

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08/03/2021

Governor Lamont Provides Update on Connecticut’s Coronavirus Response Efforts

Latest Data as of 3:00PM on Tuesday, August 3, 2021

(HARTFORD, CT) – As the State of Connecticut continues taking actions in response to the global spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Governor Ned Lamont provided the following updates as of 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 3, 2021:

Data updates on testing in Connecticut

The following is a summary of the day-to-day newly reported data on cases and tests in Connecticut. It is important to note that these newly reported updates include data that occurred over the last several days to a week. All data in this report are preliminary, and data for previous dates will be updated as new reports are received and data errors are corrected.

Overall Summary

Total

Change Since Yesterday

COVID-19 Cases (confirmed and probable)

356,164*

+277

COVID-19 Tests Reported (molecular and antigen)

9,976,778*

+11,253

Daily Test Positivity

2.46%

Patients Currently Hospitalized with COVID-19

165

+17

*The total column includes catch-up reporting from May of an additional 21,000 tests administered, which resulted in 307 positive cases.

Data on COVID-19 associated deaths is updated once per week every Thursday. The most recently reported total number of deaths is 8,293.

County-by-county breakdown of current COVID-19 hospitalizations:

County

Current COVID-19 Hospitalizations

Fairfield County

40

Hartford County

42

Litchfield County

2

Middlesex County

2

New Haven County

55

New London County

21

Tolland County

2

Windham County

1

Total

165

For a series of interactive graphs and maps that provide additional data, including metrics related to age, gender, and race/ethnicity, as well as data broken down by every town and city in Connecticut, visit ct.gov/coronavirus and click the link that is labeled, “Data Tracker.”

Providing information to Connecticut residents

For the most up-to-date information from the State of Connecticut on COVID-19, residents are encouraged to visit ct.gov/coronavirus. Residents can also subscribe to text message alerts from the state by texting the keyword COVIDCT to 888-777.

Individuals who have general questions that are not answered on the website can call 2-1-1 for assistance. The hotline is available 24 hours a day and has multilingual assistance. Anyone who is out-of-state or requires a toll-free number can connect to Connecticut 2-1-1 by dialing 1-800-203-1234. This is intended to be used by individuals who are not experiencing symptoms but may have general questions related to COVID-19. Anyone who is experiencing symptoms are strongly urged to contact their medical provider.

Twitter: @GovNedLamont

Facebook: Office of Governor Ned Lamont


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