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Governor Lamont Provides Update on Connecticut’s Coronavirus Response Efforts

Latest Data as of 6:00PM on Friday, February 12, 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 6:00 p.m. on Friday, February 12, 2021:

Data updates on testing in Connecticut

The following is a summary of the day-to-day newly reported data on cases, deaths, 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



COVID-19 Associated Deaths



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.”

Weekly update on the impact of COVID-19 on nursing homes and assisted living facilities

The following documents contain the weekly data regarding each of the nursing homes and assisted living facilities in Connecticut that have reported positive cases of COVID-19 among their residents. The data is presented as it was reported to the state by each of the facilities.

Weekly update on hospital capacity in Connecticut

The following document contains weekly data regarding hospital capacity in Connecticut.

Twenty-two additional cases of B117 variant identified in Connecticut, bringing statewide total to 42

The Connecticut Department of Public Health today announced that 22 additional cases of the B117 coronavirus variant have been identified in Connecticut, bringing the statewide total to 42 confirmed cases.

Specimen collection dates from these newly identified cases were from between January 12 and February 3, 2021, and the ages of the individuals involved range from 5 to 90.

The 22 newly identified cases are residents of the following towns:

  • Fairfield (1)
  • Greenwich (1)
  • Hamden (1)
  • Madison (1)
  • Meriden (1)
  • New Britain (1)
  • New Haven (2)
  • North Branford (1)
  • Oxford (2)
  • Prospect (1)
  • Seymour (1)
  • Shelton (1)
  • Southbury (1)
  • Stratford (1)
  • Torrington (1)
  • Thomaston (2)
  • Waterbury (1)
  • West Haven (1)
  • Woodbridge (1)

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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