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Governor Lamont Provides Update on Connecticut’s Coronavirus Response Efforts

Latest Data as of 3:00PM on Wednesday, March 30, 2022

(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 Wednesday, March 30, 2022:

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


Change Since Yesterday

COVID-19 Cases (confirmed and probable)



COVID-19 Tests Reported (molecular and antigen)



Daily Test Positivity



Patients Currently Hospitalized with COVID-19



Of the 98 patients currently hospitalized with laboratory-confirmed COVID-19, 28 (28.6%) are not fully vaccinated.

For the week beginning March 13, 2022, unvaccinated persons had a 3x greater risk of testing positive for COVID-19 compared to persons who have received an additional dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.

For the week beginning March 13, 2022, unvaccinated persons had a 4x greater risk of dying from COVID-19 compared to persons who have received an additional dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.

Data on COVID-19 associated deaths is updated once per week every Thursday. The most recently reported total number of deaths is 10,744.

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


Current COVID-19 Hospitalizations

Fairfield County


Hartford County


Litchfield County


Middlesex County


New Haven County


New London County


Tolland County


Windham County




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 and click the link that is labeled, “Data Tracker.”

Modification to reporting of COVID-19 metrics beginning April 4

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.

Beginning on this date, test positivity will be calculated as a rolling seven-day test positivity by specimen collection date. All positive molecular test results are divided by all molecular test results (positive and negative) for the last seven days and multiplied by 100 to reach a percentage. In addition, the change in hospitalizations will be reported as a change between the last seven days, instead of a change in the last day.

This change will align Connecticut’s test positivity reporting with the same method used by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and will not impact the ability to detect increases in COVID-19 cases due to new variants.

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 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.

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