Governor Lamont Provides Update on Connecticut’s Coronavirus Response Efforts

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Governor Lamont provides update on Connecticut’s efforts to respond to the coronavirus

Latest data as of Thursday 2 February 2023 15:00

(HARTFORD, CT) — As the state of Connecticut continues to take action in response to the global spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Governor Ned Lamont provided the following updates on Thursday, February 2, 2023 as of 3:00 p.m known:

Connecticut testing data updates

The following is a summary of newly reported COVID-19 data in Connecticut over the past 7 days.

general overview

(except hospital count)

Past 7 days

Positive PCR/NAAT tests



All PCR/NAAT tests



Test positivity (pos/all PCR/NAAT)


Patients currently hospitalized with COVID-19



COVID-19 related deaths



To read the full data report, visit and click the Data Report button. This site also contains several other data reports, including on immunization, schools, foster homes, child care, community attitudes, and economic impact.

Vaccine administration data updates in Connecticut

The following data was reported to the CT WiZ vaccination information system as of January 31, 2023.

Total number of people vaccinated against COVID-19:


Overall managed

At least one dose


Completed primary series


Obtained Bivalent Booster


Percent of people with at least one dose by age group:

  • >95% of those over 65 years old
  • >95% of 55-64 year olds
  • 91% of 45-54 year olds
  • 90% of those between 35-44
  • 88% of those between 25-34
  • 85% of those between 15-24
  • 73% of those between 10-14
  • 51% of those between 5-9
  • 14% of them between 0-4

To find a vaccination clinic in Connecticut, visit

Data updates on landmark cases in Connecticut

The Connecticut Department of Public Health reports that as of January 4, 2023, a total of 319,218 cases of COVID-19 have been identified among fully vaccinated people in Connecticut. These cases account for 10.43% of the nearly 2.8 million people in the state who are fully vaccinated.

For more data on Connecticut’s landmark cases, visit see pages 5 and 6 of this week’s expanded COVID-19 data report.

Data updates on Connecticut variants

The following data includes the cumulative number of SARS-CoV-2 variants identified among Connecticut residents to date:

  • omicron: 30,983 cases
  • delta: 17,235 cases
  • alpha: 2,525 cases
  • iota: 1,083 cases
  • Other: 1,044 cases
  • gamma: 137 cases
  • mu: 84 cases
  • epsilon: 60 cases
  • lambda: 38 cases
  • beta: 23 cases
  • eta: 10 cases
  • Kappa: 2 cases
  • zeta: 1st case

For more information on variants, see see pages 7 and 8 of this week’s expanded COVID-19 data report.

Providing Information to Connecticut Residents

Residents are encouraged to visit for the most up-to-date information from the state of Connecticut on COVID-19 Residents can also subscribe to state SMS alerts by texting the keyword COVIDCT to 888-777.

People with general questions not answered on the site can call 2-1-1 for assistance. The hotline is available 24 hours a day and supports multiple languages. Anyone located out of state or who needs a toll-free number can connect to Connecticut 2-1-1 by dialing 1-800-203-1234. This is for people who don’t have symptoms but may have general questions about COVID-19. Anyone experiencing symptoms is urged to contact their doctor.

Twitter: @GovNedLamont

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