COVID UPDATE: CT’s positivity rate is 11.79% over last 7 days

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Published: Feb. 28, 2022 at 3:08 PM EST|Updated: Jul. 28, 2022 at 3:00 PM EDT
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(WFSB) - The COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact Connecticut.

Below is a breakdown of developments in the state as they’re reported.

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Starting April 4, state officials changed how they record COVID-19 metrics. See a breakdown here.

July 28

Gov. Ned Lamont said the state’s positivity rate is 11.79-percent in terms of PCR/NAAT tests over the last 7 days.

On Thursday, 924,478 COVID-19 cases have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic, which is up 4,789 over the last 7 days. Officials say 40,627 tests were administered over the past 7 days, and 4,789 came back positive. That results in a positivity rate of 11.79%.

The current number of hospitalizations is at 328, up 16 over the last week.

State officials say there are 11,102 COVID-related deaths, an increase of 9 since last Thursday.

July 14

Gov. Ned Lamont said the state’s positivity rate is 10.5 percent in terms of PCR/NAAT tests over the last 7 days.

On Thursday, 911,319 COVID-19 cases have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic, which is up 4,314 over the last 7 days. Officials say 41,091 tests were administered over the past 7 days, and 4,314 came back positive. That results in a positivity rate of 10.5%.

The current number of hospitalizations is at 293, up 29 over the last week.

State officials say there are 11,085 COVID-related deaths, an increase of 30 since last Thursday.

June 22

Gov. Ned Lamont said the state’s positivity rate is 8.07 percent in terms of PCR/NAAT tests over the last 7 days.

On Wednesday, 892,557 COVID-19 cases have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic, which is up 3,450 over the last 7 days. Officials say 42,776 tests were administered over the past 7 days, and 3,450 came back positive. That results in a positivity rate of 8.07%.

The current number of hospitalizations is at 233, down 39 over the last week.

June 21

Gov. Ned Lamont said the state’s positivity rate is 8.1 percent in terms of PCR/NAAT tests over the last 7 days.

On Tuesday, 891,803 COVID-19 cases have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic, which is up 3,396 over the last 7 days. Officials say 44,116 tests were administered over the past 7 days, and 3,396 came back positive. That results in a positivity rate of 7.7%.

The current number of hospitalizations is at 259, down 23 over the last week.

June 17

Gov. Ned Lamont said the state’s positivity rate is 8.1 percent in terms of PCR/NAAT tests over the last 7 days.

On Friday, 889,595 COVID-19 cases have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic, which is up 3,698 over the last 7 days. Officials say 45,635 tests were administered over the past 7 days, and 3,698 came back positive. That results in a positivity rate of 8.1%.

The current number of hospitalizations is at 261, up 2 over the last week.

June 16

Gov. Ned Lamont said the state’s positivity rate is 8.04 percent in terms of PCR/NAAT tests over the last 7 days.

On Thursday, 888,756 COVID-19 cases have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic, which is up 3,494 over the last 7 days. Officials say 43,431 tests were administered over the past 7 days, and 3,494 came back positive. That results in a positivity rate of 8.04%.

The current number of hospitalizations is at 273, down 9 over the last week.

State officials say there are 11,015 COVID-related deaths, an increase of 16 since last Thursday.

June 15

Gov. Ned Lamont said the state’s positivity rate is 7.98 percent in terms of PCR/NAAT tests over the last 7 days.

On Wednesday, 888,174 COVID-19 cases have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic, which is up 3,625 over the last 7 days. Officials say 45,404 tests were administered over the past 7 days, and 3,625 came back positive. That results in a positivity rate of 7.98%.

The current number of hospitalizations is at 272, down 4 over the last week.

June 14

Gov. Ned Lamont said the state’s positivity rate is 7.69 percent in terms of PCR/NAAT tests over the last 7 days.

On Tuesday, 887,342 COVID-19 cases have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic, which is up 3,482 over the last 7 days. Officials say 45,261 tests were administered over the past 7 days, and 3,482 came back positive. That results in a positivity rate of 7.69%.

The current number of hospitalizations is at 282, down 12 over the last week.

June 13

Gov. Ned Lamont said the state’s positivity rate is 7.57 percent in terms of PCR/NAAT tests over the last 7 days.

On Monday, 886,623 COVID-19 cases have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic, which is up 3,588 over the last 7 days. Officials say 47,420 tests were administered over the past 7 days, and 3,588 came back positive. That results in a positivity rate of 7.57%.

The current number of hospitalizations is at 265, down 28 over the last week.

June 10

Gov. Ned Lamont said the state’s positivity rate is 8.79 percent in terms of PCR/NAAT tests over the last 7 days.

On Friday, 884,760 COVID-19 cases have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic, which is up 3,203 over the last 7 days. Officials say 36,424 tests were administered over the past 7 days, and 3,203 came back positive. That results in a positivity rate of 8.79%.

The current number of hospitalizations is at 259, down 70 over the last week.

June 9

Gov. Ned Lamont said the state’s positivity rate is 8.81 percent in terms of PCR/NAAT tests over the last 7 days.

On Thursday, 884,033 COVID-19 cases have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic, which is up 3,219 over the last 7 days. Officials say 36,518 tests were administered over the past 7 days, and 3,219 came back positive. That results in a positivity rate of 8.81%.

The current number of hospitalizations is at 282, down 29 over the last week.

State officials say there are 10,999 COVID-related deaths, an increase of 27 since last Thursday.

June 8

Gov. Ned Lamont said the state’s positivity rate is 9.26 percent in terms of PCR/NAAT tests over the last 7 days.

On Wednesday, 883,322 COVID-19 cases have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic, which is up 3,407 over the last 7 days. Officials say 36,801 tests were administered over the past 7 days, and 3,407 came back positive. That results in a positivity rate of 9.26%.

The current number of hospitalizations is at 276, down 39 over the last week.

June 7

Gov. Ned Lamont said the state’s positivity rate is 9.63 percent in terms of PCR/NAAT tests over the last 7 days.

On Tuesday, 882,681 COVID-19 cases have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic, which is up 4,025 over the last 7 days. Officials say 41,789 tests were administered over the past 7 days, and 4,025 came back positive. That results in a positivity rate of 9.63%.

The current number of hospitalizations is at 294, down 33 over the last week.

June 6

Gov. Ned Lamont said the state’s positivity rate is 9.56 percent in terms of PCR/NAAT tests over the last 7 days.

On Monday, 882,105 COVID-19 cases have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic, which is up 3,740 over the last 7 days. Officials say 39,121 tests were administered over the past 7 days, and 3,740 came back positive. That results in a positivity rate of 9.56%.

The current number of hospitalizations is at 293, down 47 over the last week.

June 3

Gov. Ned Lamont said the state’s positivity rate is 11.16 percent in terms of PCR/NAAT tests over the last 7 days.

On Friday, 880,232 COVID-19 cases have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic, which is up 3,643 over the last 7 days. Officials say 32,649 tests were administered over the past 7 days, and 3,643 came back positive. That results in a positivity rate of 11.16%.

The current number of hospitalizations is at 329, down 34 over the last week.

June 2

Gov. Ned Lamont said the state’s positivity rate is 10.83 percent in terms of PCR/NAAT tests over the last 7 days.

On Thursday, 879,141 COVID-19 cases have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic, which is up 3,583 over the last 7 days. Officials say 33,085 tests were administered over the past 7 days, and 3,583 came back positive. That results in a positivity rate of 10.83%.

The current number of hospitalizations is at 311, down 68 over the last week.

State officials say there are 10,972 COVID-related deaths, an increase of 31 since last Thursday.

June 1

Gov. Ned Lamont said the state’s positivity rate is 10.73 percent in terms of PCR/NAAT tests over the last 7 days.

On Wednesday, 878,462 COVID-19 cases have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic, which is up 4,270 over the last 7 days. Officials say 39,799 tests were administered over the past 7 days, and 4,270 came back positive. That results in a positivity rate of 10.73%.

The current number of hospitalizations is at 336, down 47 over the last week.

May 31

Gov. Ned Lamont said the state’s positivity rate is 10.18 percent in terms of PCR/NAAT tests over the last 7 days.

On Tuesday, 877,649 COVID-19 cases have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic, which is up 4,974 over the last 7 days. Officials say 48,870 tests were administered over the past 7 days, and 4,974 came back positive. That results in a positivity rate of 10.18%.

The current number of hospitalizations is at 321, down 59 over the last week.

May 27

Gov. Ned Lamont said the state’s positivity rate is 11.83 percent in terms of PCR/NAAT tests over the last 7 days.

On Friday, 874,636 COVID-19 cases have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic, which is up 7,104 over the last 7 days. Officials say 60,031 tests were administered over the past 7 days, and 7,104 came back positive. That results in a positivity rate of 11.83%.

The current number of hospitalizations is at 363, up 9 over the last week.

May 26

Gov. Ned Lamont said the state’s positivity rate is 11.77 percent in terms of PCR/NAAT tests over the last 7 days.

On Thursday, 873,491 COVID-19 cases have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic, which is up 7,560 over the last 7 days. Officials say 64,215 tests were administered over the past 7 days, and 7,560 came back positive. That results in a positivity rate of 11.77%.

The current number of hospitalizations is at 379, up 10 over the last week.

State officials say there are 10,941 COVID-related deaths, an increase of 19 since last Thursday.

May 25

Gov. Ned Lamont said the state’s positivity rate is 12.05 percent in terms of PCR/NAAT tests over the last 7 days.

On Wednesday, 871,804 COVID-19 cases have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic, which is up 7,960 over the last 7 days. Officials say 66,054 tests were administered over the past 7 days, and 7,960 came back positive. That results in a positivity rate of 12.05%.

The current number of hospitalizations is at 383, up 18 over the last week.

May 24

Gov. Ned Lamont said the state’s positivity rate is 12.13 percent in terms of PCR/NAAT tests over the last 7 days.

On Tuesday, 870,131 COVID-19 cases have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic, which is up 8,295 over the last 7 days. Officials say 68,412 tests were administered over the past 7 days, and 8,295 came back positive. That results in a positivity rate of 12.3%.

The current number of hospitalizations is at 380, up 19 over the last week.

May 23

Gov. Ned Lamont said the state’s positivity rate is 12.3 percent in terms of PCR/NAAT tests over the last 7 days.

On Monday, 869,023 COVID-19 cases have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic, which is up 9,454 over the last 7 days. Officials say 76,848 tests were administered over the past 7 days, and 9,454 came back positive. That results in a positivity rate of 12.3%.

The current number of hospitalizations is at 348, up 17 over the last week.

May 20

Gov. Ned Lamont said the state’s positivity rate is 14.19 percent in terms of PCR/NAAT tests over the last 7 days.

On Friday, 865,082 COVID-19 cases have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic, which is up 9,825 over the last 7 days. Officials say 69,235 tests were administered over the past 7 days, and 9,825 came back positive. That results in a positivity rate of 14.19%.

The current number of hospitalizations is at 354, up 31 over the last week.

May 19

Gov. Ned Lamont said the state’s positivity rate is 14 percent in terms of PCR/NAAT tests over the last 7 days.

On Thursday, 862,822 COVID-19 cases have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic, which is up 9,751 over the last 7 days. Officials say 69,634 tests were administered over the past 7 days, and 9,751 came back positive. That results in a positivity rate of 14%.

The current number of hospitalizations is at 369, up 78 over the last week.

State officials say there are 10,922 COVID-related deaths, an increase of 39 since last Thursday.

May 18

Gov. Ned Lamont said the state’s positivity rate is 13.76 percent in terms of PCR/NAAT tests over the last 7 days.

On Wednesday, 860,879 COVID-19 cases have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic, which is up 10,095 over the last 7 days. Officials say 73,339 tests were administered over the past 7 days, and 10,095 came back positive. That results in a positivity rate of 13.76%.

The current number of hospitalizations is at 365, up 65 over the last week.

May 17

Gov. Ned Lamont said the state’s positivity rate is 13.41 percent in terms of PCR/NAAT tests over the last 7 days.

On Tuesday, 858,873 COVID-19 cases have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic, which is up 10,313 over the last 7 days. Officials say 76,892 tests were administered over the past 7 days, and 10,313 came back positive. That results in a positivity rate of 13.41%.

The current number of hospitalizations is at 361, up 45 over the last week.

May 16

Gov. Ned Lamont said the state’s positivity rate is 13.05 percent in terms of PCR/NAAT tests over the last 7 days.

On Monday, 857,134 COVID-19 cases have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic, which is up 11,044 over the last 7 days. Officials say 84,626 tests were administered over the past 7 days, and 11,044 came back positive. That results in a positivity rate of 13.05%.

The current number of hospitalizations is at 331, up 55 over the last week.

May 13

Gov. Ned Lamont said the state’s positivity rate is 13.71 percent in terms of PCR/NAAT tests over the last 7 days.

On Friday, 844,039 COVID-19 cases have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic, which is up 10,459 over the last 7 days. Officials say 76,293 tests were administered over the past 7 days, and 10,459 came back positive. That results in a positivity rate of 13.71%.

The current number of hospitalizations is at 323, up 84 over the last week.

May 12

Gov. Ned Lamont said the state’s positivity rate is 13.24 percent in terms of PCR/NAAT tests over the last 7 days.

On Thursday, 841,365 COVID-19 cases have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic, which is up 9,606 over the last 7 days. Officials say 72,531 tests were administered over the past 7 days, and 9,606 came back positive. That results in a positivity rate of 13.24%.

The current number of hospitalizations is at 291, up 58 over the last week.

State officials say there are 10,883 COVID-related deaths, an increase of 25 since last Thursday.

May 11

Gov. Ned Lamont said the state’s positivity rate is 13.01 percent in terms of PCR/NAAT tests over the last 7 days.

On Wednesday, 839,206 COVID-19 cases have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic, which is up 9,311 over the last 7 days. Officials say 71,569 tests were administered over the past 7 days, and 9,311 came back positive. That results in a positivity rate of 13.01%.

The current number of hospitalizations is at 300, up 55 over the last week.

May 10

Gov. Ned Lamont said the state’s positivity rate is 12.3 percent in terms of PCR/NAAT tests over the last 7 days.

On Tuesday, 836,495 COVID-19 cases have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic, which is up 8,741 over the last 7 days. Officials say 70,577 tests were administered over the past 7 days, and 8,741 came back positive. That results in a positivity rate of 12.3%.

The current number of hospitalizations is at 316, up 80 over the last week.

May 9

Gov. Ned Lamont said the state’s positivity rate is 11.3 percent in terms of PCR/NAAT tests over the last 7 days.

On Monday, 834,379 COVID-19 cases have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic, which is up 8,476 over the last 7 days. Officials say 75,030 tests were administered over the past 7 days, and 8,476 came back positive. That results in a positivity rate of 11.3%.

The current number of hospitalizations is at 276, up 46 over the last week.

May 6

Gov. Ned Lamont said the state’s positivity rate is 11.2 percent in terms of PCR/NAAT tests over the last 7 days.

On Friday, 829,140 COVID-19 cases have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic, which is up 6,297 over the last 7 days. Officials say 56,223 tests were administered over the past 7 days, and 6,297 came back positive. That results in a positivity rate of 11.2%.

The current number of hospitalizations is at 239, up 27 over the last week.

May 5

Gov. Ned Lamont said the state’s positivity rate is 10.35 percent in terms of PCR/NAAT tests over the last 7 days.

On Thursday, 827,243 COVID-19 cases have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic, which is up 6,420 over the last 7 days. Officials say 62,002 tests were administered over the past 7 days, and 6,420 came back positive. That results in a positivity rate of 10.35%.

The current number of hospitalizations is at 233, up 0 over the last week.

State officials say there are 10,858 COVID-related deaths, an increase of 18 since last Thursday.

May 4

Gov. Ned Lamont said the state’s positivity rate is 10.32 percent in terms of PCR/NAAT tests over the last 7 days.

On Wednesday, 825,711 COVID-19 cases have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic, which is up 6,198 over the last 7 days. Officials say 60,077 tests were administered over the past 7 days, and 6,198 came back positive. That results in a positivity rate of 10.32%.

The current number of hospitalizations is at 245, up 35 over the last week.

May 3

Gov. Ned Lamont said the state’s positivity rate is 9.99 percent in terms of PCR/NAAT tests over the last 7 days.

On Tuesday, 824,643 COVID-19 cases have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic, which is up 6,310 over the last 7 days. Officials say 63,159 tests were administered over the past 7 days, and 6,310 came back positive. That results in a positivity rate of 9.99%.

The current number of hospitalizations is at 236, up 45 over the last week.

May 2

Gov. Ned Lamont said the state’s positivity rate is 8.85 percent in terms of PCR/NAAT tests over the last 7 days.

On Monday, 822,831 COVID-19 cases have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic, which is up 5,858 over the last 7 days. Officials say 66,174 tests were administered over the past 7 days, and 5,858 came back positive. That results in a positivity rate of 8.85%.

The current number of hospitalizations is at 230, up 51 over the last week.

April 28

Gov. Ned Lamont said the state’s positivity rate is 8.92 percent in terms of PCR/NAAT tests over the last 7 days.

On Thursday, 819,357 COVID-19 cases have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic, which is up 5,531 over the last 7 days. Officials say 62,002 tests were administered over the past 7 days, and 5,531 came back positive. That results in a positivity rate of 8.92%.

The current number of hospitalizations is at 233, up 57over the last week.

April 27

Gov. Ned Lamont said the state’s positivity rate is 8.8 percent in terms of PCR/NAAT tests over the last 7 days.

On Wednesday, 817,999 COVID-19 cases have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic, which is up 5,242 over the last 7 days. Officials say 59,551 tests were administered over the past 7 days, and 5,242 came back positive. That results in a positivity rate of 8.8%.

The current number of hospitalizations is at 210, up 45 over the last week.

April 26

Gov. Ned Lamont said the state’s positivity rate is 8.51 percent in terms of PCR/NAAT tests over the last 7 days.

On Tuesday, 816,888 COVID-19 cases have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic, which is up 5,156 over the last 7 days. Officials say 60,564 tests were administered over the past 7 days, and 5,156 came back positive. That results in a positivity rate of 8.51%.

The current number of hospitalizations is at 191, up 41 over the last week.

April 25

Gov. Ned Lamont said the state’s positivity rate is 7.81 percent in terms of PCR/NAAT tests over the last 7 days.

On Monday, 815,751 COVID-19 cases have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic, which is up 5,261 over the last 7 days. Officials say 67,332 tests were administered over the past 7 days, and 5,261 came back positive. That results in a positivity rate of 7.81%.

The current number of hospitalizations is at 179, up 34 over the last week.

April 22

Gov. Ned Lamont said the state’s positivity rate is 8.09 percent in terms of PCR/NAAT tests over the last 7 days.

On Friday, 813,495 COVID-19 cases have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic, which is up 4,828 over the last 7 days. Officials say 59,647 tests were administered over the past 7 days, and 4,828 came back positive. That results in a positivity rate of 8.09%.

The current number of hospitalizations is at 188, up 27 over the last week.

April 21

Gov. Ned Lamont said the state’s positivity rate is 7.6 percent in terms of PCR/NAAT tests over the last 7 days.

On Thursday, 812,283 COVID-19 cases have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic, which is up 4,547 over the last 7 days. Officials say 59,858 tests were administered over the past 7 days, and 4,547 came back positive. That results in a positivity rate of 7.6%.

The current number of hospitalizations is at 176, up 37 over the last week.

State officials say there are 10,826 COVID-related deaths, an increase of 17 since last Thursday.

April 20

Gov. Ned Lamont said the state’s positivity rate is 7.68 percent in terms of PCR/NAAT tests over the last 7 days.

On Wednesday, 811,359 COVID-19 cases have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic, which is up 4,604 over the last 7 days. Officials say 59,930 tests were administered over the past 7 days, and 4,604 came back positive. That results in a positivity rate of 7.68%.

The current number of hospitalizations is at 165, up 39 over the last week.

April 19

Gov. Ned Lamont said the state’s positivity rate is 7.35 percent in terms of PCR/NAAT tests over the last 7 days.

On Tuesday, 810,304 COVID-19 cases have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic, which is up 4,521 over the last 7 days. Officials say 61,473 tests were administered over the past 7 days, and 4,521 came back positive. That results in a positivity rate of 7.35%.

The current number of hospitalizations is at 150, up 37 over the last week.

April 18

Gov. Ned Lamont said the state’s positivity rate is 6.63 percent in terms of PCR/NAAT tests over the last 7 days.

On Monday, 809,027 COVID-19 cases have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic, which is up 4,280 over the last 7 days. Officials say 64,592 tests were administered over the past 7 days, and 4,280 came back positive. That results in a positivity rate of 6.63%.

The current number of hospitalizations is at 145, up 41 over the last week.

April 15

Gov. Ned Lamont, citing the state Department of Public Health’s Friday numbers, revealed that the state’s positivity rate was 6.51 percent over the last 7 days.

The number of positive COVID-19 cases rose to 807,026 since the start of the pandemic. That was an increase of 3,939 over the last week.

Officials said 13,894,287 tests were performed over the course of the pandemic, with 60,505 happening over the last 7 days.

Hospitalizations were at 161 with an increase of 44 over the last week.

Apr. 14

Gov. Ned Lamont said the state’s positivity rate is 6.26 percent in terms of PCR/NAAT tests over the last 7 days.

On Thursday, 805,792 COVID-19 cases have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic, which is up 3,442 over the last 7 days. Officials say 54,982 tests were administered over the past 7 days, and 3,442 came back positive. That results in a positivity rate of 6.26%.

The current number of hospitalizations is at 139, up 12 over the last week.

State officials say there are 10,809 COVID-related deaths, an increase of 14 since last Thursday.

Apr. 13

Gov. Ned Lamont said the state’s positivity rate is 6.23 percent in terms of PCR/NAAT tests over the last 7 days.

On Wednesday, 805,326 COVID-19 cases have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic, which is up 3,727 over the last 7 days. Officials say 59,818 tests were administered over the past 7 days, and 3,727 came back positive. That results in a positivity rate of 6.23%.

The current number of hospitalizations is at 126, up 9 over the last week.

Apr. 12

Gov. Ned Lamont said the state’s positivity rate is 5.82 percent in terms of PCR/NAAT tests over the last 7 days.

On Tuesday, 804,618 COVID-19 cases have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic, which is up 3,680 over the last 7 days. Officials say 63,220 tests were administered over the past 7 days, and 3,680 came back positive. That results in a positivity rate of 5.82%.

The current number of hospitalizations is at 113, up 7 over the last week.

Apr. 11

Gov. Ned Lamont said the state’s positivity rate is 5.5 percent in terms of PCR/NAAT tests over the last 7 days.

On Monday, 803,985 COVID-19 cases have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic, which is up 3,799 over the last 7 days. Officials say 69,115 tests were administered over the past 7 days, and 3,799 came back positive. That results in a positivity rate of 5.5%.

The current number of hospitalizations is at 104, up 11 over the last week.

Apr. 7

Gov. Ned Lamont said the state’s positivity rate is 4.88 percent in terms of PCR/NAAT tests over the last 7 days.

On Thursday, 801,386 COVID-19 cases have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic, which is up 2,870 over the last 7 days. Officials say 58,767 tests were administered over the past 7 days, and 2,870 came back positive. That results in a positivity rate of 4.88%.

The current number of hospitalizations is at 127, up 39 over the last week.

State officials say there are 10,795 COVID-related deaths, an increase of 19 since last Thursday.

Apr. 6

Gov. Ned Lamont said the state’s positivity rate is 4.77 percent in terms of PCR/NAAT tests over the last 7 days.

On Wednesday, 800,585 COVID-19 cases have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic, which is up 2,621 over the last 7 days. Officials say 54,962 tests were administered over the past 7 days, and 2,621 came back positive. That results in a positivity rate of 4.77%.

The current number of hospitalizations is at 117, up 19 over the last week.

Apr. 5

Gov. Ned Lamont said the state’s positivity rate is 4.6 percent in terms of PCR/NAAT tests over the last 7 days.

On Tuesday, 800,104 COVID-19 cases have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic, which is up 2,623 over the last 7 days. Officials say 56,969 tests were administered over the past 7 days, and 2,623 came back positive. That results in a positivity rate of 4.6%.

The current number of hospitalizations is at 106, up 5 over the last week.

Apr. 4

Gov. Ned Lamont said the state’s positivity rate is 4.26 percent in terms of PCR/NAAT tests over the last 7 days.

On Monday, 799,639 COVID-19 cases have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic, which is up 2,726 over the last 7 days. Officials say 64,052 tests were administered over the past 7 days, and 2,726 came back positive. That results in a positivity rate of 4.26%.

The current number of hospitalizations is at 93, down 1 over the last week.

Gov. Lamont’s office said starting Monday April 4, the state is changing how it reports COVID-19 numbers: “Consistent with a change in federal requirements, beginning on Monday, April 4, 2022, the Connecticut Department of Public Health will no longer require the reporting of negative rapid antigen and rapid PCR test results for SARS-CoV-2. All positive test results from these tests must still be reported, as well as all positive and negative SARS-CoV-2 molecular test results.”

Apr. 1

Gov. Ned Lamont said the state’s positivity rate is 3.68 percent in terms of PCR tests.

On Friday, 737,276 COVID-19 cases have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic, which is up 501 since Thursday. Officials say 13,622 tests were administered, and 501 came back positive. That results in a positivity rate of 3.68%.

The current number of hospitalizations is at 81, down 7 since Thursday.

Mar. 31

Gov. Ned Lamont said the state’s positivity rate is 3.95 percent in terms of PCR tests.

On Thursday, 736,775 COVID-19 cases have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic, which is up 471 since Wednesday. Officials say 11,908 tests were administered, and 471 came back positive. That results in a positivity rate of 3.95%.

The current number of hospitalizations is at 88, down 10 since Wednesday.

State officials say there are 10,776 COVID-related deaths, an increase of 32 since last Thursday.

Mar. 30

Gov. Ned Lamont said the state’s positivity rate is 3.35 percent in terms of PCR tests.

On Wednesday, 736,033 COVID-19 cases have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic, which is up 458 since Tuesday. Officials say 13,654 tests were administered, and 458 came back positive. That results in a positivity rate of 3.35%.

The current number of hospitalizations is at 98, down 3 since Tuesday.

Mar. 29

Gov. Ned Lamont said the state’s positivity rate is 3.65 percent in terms of PCR tests.

On Tuesday, 735,575 COVID-19 cases have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic, which is up 365 since Monday. Officials say 10,010 tests were administered, and 365 came back positive. That results in a positivity rate of 3.65%.

The current number of hospitalizations is at 101, up 7 since Monday.

Mar. 24

Gov. Ned Lamont said the state’s positivity rate is 2.64 percent in terms of PCR tests.

On Thursday, 733,767 COVID-19 cases have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic, which is up 439 since Wednesday. Officials say 16,612 tests were administered, and 439 came back positive. That results in a positivity rate of 2.64%.

The current number of hospitalizations is at 100, up 1 since Wednesday.

State officials say there are 10,744 COVID-related deaths, an increase of 67 since last Thursday.

Mar. 23

Gov. Ned Lamont said the state’s positivity rate is 3.25 percent in terms of PCR tests.

On Wednesday, 733,328 COVID-19 cases have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic, which is up 396 since Tuesday. Officials say 12,196 tests were administered, and 396 came back positive. That results in a positivity rate of 3.25%.

The current number of hospitalizations is at 99, down 1 since Tuesday.

Mar. 22

Gov. Ned Lamont said the state’s positivity rate is 3.27 percent in terms of PCR tests.

On Tuesday, 732,932 COVID-19 cases have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic, which is up 461 since Monday. Officials say 14,090 tests were administered, and 461 came back positive. That results in a positivity rate of 3.27%.

The current number of hospitalizations is at 100, up 3 since Monday.

Mar. 21

Gov. Ned Lamont said the state’s positivity rate is 2.49 percent in terms of PCR tests.

On Monday, 732,471 COVID-19 cases have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic, which is up 603 since Friday. Officials say 24,226 tests were administered, and 603 came back positive. That results in a positivity rate of 2.49%.

The current number of hospitalizations is at 97, up 5 since Friday.

Mar. 18

Gov. Ned Lamont said the state’s positivity rate is 2.7 percent in terms of PCR tests.

On Friday, 731,868 COVID-19 cases have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic, which is up 336 since Thursday. Officials say 12,309 tests were administered, and 336 came back positive. That results in a positivity rate of 2.7%.

The current number of hospitalizations is at 92, down 8 since Thursday.

Mar. 17

Gov. Ned Lamont said the state’s positivity rate is 2.4 percent in terms of PCR tests.

On Thursday, 731,532 COVID-19 cases have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic, which is up 404 since Wednesday. Officials say 16,807 tests were administered, and 404 came back positive. That results in a positivity rate of 2.4%.

The current number of hospitalizations is at 100, up 2 since Wednesday.

State officials say there are 10,677 COVID-related deaths, an increase of 62 since last Thursday.

Mar. 16

Gov. Ned Lamont said the state’s positivity rate is 2.31 percent in terms of PCR tests.

On Wednesday, 731,128 COVID-19 cases have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic, which is up 317 since Tuesday. Officials say 13,727 tests were administered, and 317 came back positive. That results in a positivity rate of 2.31%.

The current number of hospitalizations is at 98, down 15 since Tuesday.

Mar. 15

Gov. Ned Lamont said the state’s positivity rate is 2.88 percent in terms of PCR tests.

On Tuesday, 730,811 COVID-19 cases have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic, which is up 305 since Monday. Officials say 10,607 tests were administered, and 305 came back positive. That results in a positivity rate of 2.88%.

The current number of hospitalizations is at 113, down 8 since Monday.

Mar. 14

Gov. Ned Lamont said the state’s positivity rate is 2.57 percent in terms of PCR tests.

On Monday, 730,506 COVID-19 cases have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic, which is up 809 since Friday. Officials say 31,488 tests were administered, and 809 came back positive. That results in a positivity rate of 2.57%.

The current number of hospitalizations is at 121, down 19 since Friday.

Mar. 11

Gov. Ned Lamont said the state’s positivity rate is 2.53 percent in terms of PCR tests.

On Friday, 729,697 COVID-19 cases have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic, which is up 343 since Thursday. Officials say 13,567 tests were administered, and 343 came back positive. That results in a positivity rate of 2.53%.

The current number of hospitalizations is at 140, down 15 since Thursday.

Mar. 10

Gov. Ned Lamont said the state’s positivity rate is 1.79 percent in terms of PCR tests.

On Thursday, 729,354 COVID-19 cases have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic, which is up 291 since Wednesday. Officials say 16,300 tests were administered, and 291 came back positive. That results in a positivity rate of 1.79%.

The current number of hospitalizations is at 155, down 7 since Wednesday.

State officials say there are 10,615 COVID-related deaths, an increase of 100 since last Thursday.

Mar. 9

Gov. Ned Lamont said the state’s positivity rate is 2.07 percent in terms of PCR tests.

On Wednesday, 729,063 COVID-19 cases have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic, which is up 330 since Tuesday. Officials say 15,915 tests were administered, and 330 came back positive. That results in a positivity rate of 2.07%.

The current number of hospitalizations is at 162, up 11 since Tuesday.

Mar. 8

Gov. Ned Lamont said the state’s positivity rate is 2.28 percent in terms of PCR tests.

On Tuesday, 728,733 COVID-19 cases have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic, which is up 1,191 since Monday. Officials say 52,134 tests were administered, and 1,191 came back positive. That results in a positivity rate of 2.28%.

The current number of hospitalizations is at 151, up 6 since Monday.

Mar. 7

Gov. Ned Lamont said the state’s positivity rate is 2.81 percent in terms of PCR tests.

On Monday, 727,542 COVID-19 cases have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic, which is up 2,709 since Friday. Officials say 96,236 tests were administered, and 2,709 came back positive. That results in a positivity rate of 2.81%.

The current number of hospitalizations is at 145, down 22 since Friday.

Mar. 4

Gov. Ned Lamont said the state’s positivity rate is 2.22 percent in terms of PCR tests.

On Friday, 724,833 COVID-19 cases have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic, which is up 432 since Thursday. Officials say 19,425 tests were administered, and 432 came back positive. That results in a positivity rate of 2.22%.

The current number of hospitalizations is at 167, down 4 since Thursday.

Mar. 3

Gov. Ned Lamont said the state’s positivity rate is 2.12 percent in terms of PCR tests.

On Thursday, 724,401 COVID-19 cases have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic, which is up 589 since Wednesday. Officials say 27,761 tests were administered, and 589 came back positive. That results in a positivity rate of 2.12%.

The current number of hospitalizations is at 171, down 21 since Wednesday.

State officials say there are 10,515 COVID-related deaths, an increase of 72 since last Thursday.

Mar. 2

Gov. Ned Lamont said the state’s positivity rate is 2.31 percent in terms of PCR tests.

On Wednesday, 723,812 COVID-19 cases have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic, which is up 253 since Tuesday. Officials say 10,930 tests were administered, and 253 came back positive. That results in a positivity rate of 2.31%.

The current number of hospitalizations is at 192, up 1 since Tuesday.

Mar. 1

Gov. Ned Lamont said the state’s positivity rate is 2.42 percent in terms of PCR tests.

On Tuesday, 723,559 COVID-19 cases have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic, which is up 170 since Monday. Officials say 7,019 tests were administered, and 170 came back positive. That results in a positivity rate of 2.42%.

The current number of hospitalizations is at 191, up 3 since Friday.

Feb. 28

Gov. Ned Lamont said the state’s positivity rate is 2.58 percent in terms of PCR tests.

On Monday, 723,389 COVID-19 cases have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic, which is up 1,012 since Friday. Officials say 39,153 tests were administered, and 1,012 came back positive. That results in a positivity rate of 2.58%.

The current number of hospitalizations is at 188, down 47 since Friday.

Feb. 25

Gov. Ned Lamont said the state’s positivity rate is 2.55 percent in terms of PCR tests.

On Friday, 722,377 COVID-19 cases have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic, which is up 423 since Thursday. Officials say 16,591 tests were administered, and 423 came back positive. That results in a positivity rate of 2.55%.

The current number of hospitalizations is at 235, down 13 since Thursday.

Feb. 24

Gov. Ned Lamont said the state’s positivity rate is 3.99 percent in terms of PCR tests.

On Thursday, 721,954 COVID-19 cases have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic, which is up 458 since Wednesday. Officials say 11,467 tests were administered, and 458 came back positive. That results in a positivity rate of 3.99%.

The current number of hospitalizations is at 248, down 7 since Wednesday.

State officials say there are 10,443 COVID-related deaths, an increase of 119 since last Thursday.

Feb. 23

Gov. Ned Lamont said the state’s positivity rate is 3.48 percent in terms of PCR tests.

On Wednesday, 721,496 COVID-19 cases have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic, which is up 540 since Tuesday. Officials say 15,529 tests were administered, and 540 came back positive. That results in a positivity rate of 3.48%.

The current number of hospitalizations is at 255, down 6 since Tuesday.

Feb. 22

Gov. Ned Lamont said the state’s positivity rate is 3.51 percent in terms of PCR tests.

On Tuesday, 720,956 COVID-19 cases have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic, which is up 338 since Monday. Officials say 9,618 tests were administered, and 338 came back positive. That results in a positivity rate of 3.51%.

The current number of hospitalizations remains at 261.

Feb. 21

Gov. Ned Lamont said the state’s positivity rate is 2.97 percent in terms of PCR tests.

On Monday, 720,618 COVID-19 cases have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic, which is up 1,291 since Friday. Officials say 43,415 tests were administered, and 1,291 came back positive. That results in a positivity rate of 2.97%.

The current number of hospitalizations is at 261, down 29 since Friday.

Feb. 18

Gov. Ned Lamont said the state’s positivity rate is 3.84 percent in terms of PCR tests.

On Thursday, 719,327 COVID-19 cases have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic, which is up 1,263 since Thursday. Officials say 32,916 tests were administered, and 1,263 came back positive. That results in a positivity rate of 3.84%.

The current number of hospitalizations is at 290, down 35 since Thursday.

State officials say there are 10,324 COVID-related deaths, an increase of 105 since last Thursday.

Feb. 17

Gov. Ned Lamont said the state’s positivity rate is 4.71 percent in terms of PCR tests.

On Thursday, 718,064 COVID-19 cases have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic, which is up 544 since Wednesday. Officials say 11,542 tests were administered, and 544 came back positive. That results in a positivity rate of 4.71%.

The current number of hospitalizations is at 325, down 15 since Wednesday.

Feb. 16

Gov. Ned Lamont said the state’s positivity rate is 4.87 percent in terms of PCR tests.

On Wednesday, 717,520 COVID-19 cases have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic, which is up 1,464 since Tuesday. Officials say 30,046 tests were administered, and 1,464 came back positive. That results in a positivity rate of 4.87%.

The current number of hospitalizations is at 340, down 45 since Tuesday.

Feb. 15

Gov. Ned Lamont said the state’s positivity rate is 6.1 percent in terms of PCR tests.

On Tuesday, 715,692 COVID-19 cases have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic, which is up 710 since Monday. Officials say 11,688 tests were administered, and 710 came back positive. That results in a positivity rate of 6.1%.

The current number of hospitalizations is at 385, down 21 since Monday.

Feb. 14

Gov. Ned Lamont said the state’s positivity rate is 3.32 percent in terms of PCR tests.

On Monday, 714,408 COVID-19 cases have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic, which is up 1,524 since Friday. Officials say 45,881 tests were administered, and 1,524 came back positive. That results in a positivity rate of 3.32%.

The current number of hospitalizations is at 406, down 61 since Friday.

Feb. 11

Gov. Ned Lamont said the state’s positivity rate is 4.94 percent in terms of PCR tests.

On Friday, 712,884 COVID-19 cases have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic, which is up 1,189 since Thursday. Officials say 24,078 tests were administered, and 1,189 came back positive. That results in a positivity rate of 4.94%.

The current number of hospitalizations is at 467, down 62 since Thursday.

Feb. 10

Gov. Ned Lamont said the state’s positivity rate is 4.45 percent in terms of PCR tests.

On Thursday, 711,695 COVID-19 cases have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic, which is up 1,026 since Wednesday. Officials say 23,078 tests were administered, and 1,026 came back positive. That results in a positivity rate of 4.45%.

The current number of hospitalizations is at 529, down 23 since Wednesday.

State officials say there are 10,219 COVID-related deaths, an increase of 136 since last Thursday.

Feb. 9

Gov. Ned Lamont said the state’s positivity rate is 5.16 percent in terms of PCR tests.

On Wednesday, 710,669 COVID-19 cases have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic, which is up 1,048 since Tuesday. Officials say 20,325 tests were administered, and 1,048 came back positive. That results in a positivity rate of 5.16%.

The current number of hospitalizations is at 552, down 55 since Tuesday.

Feb. 8

Gov. Ned Lamont said the state’s positivity rate is 7.08 percent in terms of PCR tests.

On Tuesday, 709,621 COVID-19 cases have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic, which is up 1,343 since Monday. Officials say 18,982 tests were administered, and 1,343 came back positive. That results in a positivity rate of 7.08%.

The current number of hospitalizations is at 607, down 24 since Monday.

Feb. 7

Gov. Ned Lamont said the state’s positivity rate is 4.77 percent in terms of PCR tests.

On Monday, 708,278 COVID-19 cases have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic, which is up 2,138 since Friday. Officials say 44,789 tests were administered, and 2,138 came back positive. That results in a positivity rate of 4.77%.

The current number of hospitalizations is at 631, down 154 since Friday.

Feb. 4

Gov. Ned Lamont said the state’s positivity rate is 6.58 percent in terms of PCR tests.

On Friday, 706,140 COVID-19 cases have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic, which is up 1,269 since Thursday. Officials say 19,296 tests were administered, and 1,269 came back positive. That results in a positivity rate of 6.58%.

The current number of hospitalizations is at 785, down 84 since Thursday.

Feb. 3

Gov. Ned Lamont said the state’s positivity rate is 6.57 percent in terms of PCR tests.

On Thursday, 704,871 COVID-19 cases have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic, which is up 2,445 since Wednesday. Officials say 37,197 tests were administered, and 2,445 came back positive. That results in a positivity rate of 6.57%.

The current number of hospitalizations is at 869, down 66 since Wednesday.

State officials say there are 10,083 COVID-related deaths, an increase of 175 since last Thursday.

Feb. 2

Gov. Ned Lamont said the state’s positivity rate is 7.43 percent in terms of PCR tests.

On Wednesday, 702,426 COVID-19 cases have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic, which is up 1,786 since Tuesday. Officials say 24,024 tests were administered, and 1,786 came back positive. That results in a positivity rate of 7.43%.

The current number of hospitalizations is at 935, down 60 since Wednesday.

Feb. 1

Gov. Ned Lamont said the state’s positivity rate is 8.68 percent in terms of PCR tests.

On Tuesday, 700,640 COVID-19 cases have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic, which is up 1,240 since Monday. Officials say 14,293 tests were administered, and 1,240 came back positive. That results in a positivity rate of 8.68%.

The current number of hospitalizations is at 995, down 56 since Monday.

Officials say the state’s COVID-related death toll has surpassed 10,000.

Chris Boyle with the Connecticut Department of Public Health confirmed that as of Monday, the total number of COVID-related deaths stood at 10,010.

Jan. 31

Gov. Ned Lamont said the state’s positivity rate is 7.33 percent in terms of PCR tests.

On Monday, 699,400 COVID-19 cases have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic, which is up 3,330 since Friday. Officials say 45,449 tests were administered, and 3,330 came back positive. That results in a positivity rate of 7.33%.

The current number of hospitalizations is at 1,051, down 141 since Friday.

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