Summary for most recent day of reporting in Connecticut
Day-to-day changes reflect newly reported cases, deaths, and tests that occurred over the last several days to week. All data in this report are preliminary; data for previous dates will be updated as new reports are received and data errors are corrected. Hospitalization data were collected by the Connecticut Hospital Association. Deaths* reported to either the OCME or DPH are included in the daily COVID-19 update.
*For public health surveillance, COVID-19-associated deaths include persons who tested positive for the virus that causes COVID-19 disease around the time of death (confirmed) and persons whose death certificate lists COVID-19 disease as a cause of death or a significant condition contributing to death (probable).
|Category Text||Total||Change Direction||Change|
|Laboratory Confirmed COVID-19 Cases||47,033||+||57|
|COVID-19 Associated Deaths||4,338||+||0|
|Patients Currently Hospitalized with COVID-19||83||+||14|
|Patients Tested for COVID-19||528,130||+||5,745|
Charts represent the date the data were reported to the CT DPH. Cases and deaths are cumulative over time. Hospitalization data are collected by CT Hospital Association
Source: Department of Public Health
To Date Change from Probable
Westport Residents COVID-19 Positive Reported to the State 298 +1 15
Weston Residents COVID-19 Positive Reported to the State 62 +0 3
A complete listing by town and county of all COVID-19 cases being reported by the Connecticut State Department of Health, and various analyses of those cases, can be found by following this link: https://portal.ct.gov/-/media/Coronavirus/CTDPHCOVID19summary7072020.pdf?la=en
Connecticut Hits Pause Button
Governor Lamont announced that Connecticut’s planned phase 3 of reopening, initially slated for July 20th, is now on hold. Given the increased concern over spikes in virus cases in many states across the country, Governor Lamont noted that he wanted to be cautious and not have to backtrack.
- Bars will remained closed
- Indoor and outdoor dining will remain at 50% capacity
- Gyms will remain at 50% capacity
- Large entertainment venues will remain at 25% capacity
- Private social gatherings will remain limited to 25 people inside and 100 people outside
- Connecticut’s campgrounds will open July 8th, as planned.
As the new coronavirus continues to spread throughout the United States, reports of young people suddenly dying from Covid-19, the disease caused by the virus, are beginning to surface—and health experts aren’t exactly sure why that’s happening to some, when the disease causes only mild symptoms for most young patients.
Young people are developing Covid-19 at significant rates—and hundreds have died according to an analysis of state data by the Washington Post, at least 759 people under the age of 50 in the United States had died from Covid-19 as of Wednesday. The Post identified at least 45 deaths among patients in their 20s, at least 190 deaths among patients in their 30s, and at least 413 deaths among patients in their 40s. The Post noted that the actual number of Covid-19 deaths among people younger than 50 is likely higher, as not all states report Covid-19 deaths by age.
State and local officials urge residents to do their part and take precautions to reduce the spread of the virus, including wearing face coverings as appropriate, socially distance, and practice hand hygiene. No revised date for phase 3 has been announced yet. The WWHD will update residents as information becomes available.