COVID-19 Updates 6/23

June 23, 2020
I hope you are all well and that you are staying safe and healthy. I wanted to share with you the latest information and developments on COVID-19.

Hospitalizations for coronavirus/COVID-19 declined by a modes 2 patients from Monday. Figures released today show more than 6,300 tests for the virus were conducted yesterday with 117 showing positive.

Data updates on testing in Connecticut

A county-by-county breakdown includes:


 

County

COVID-19 Cases

COVID-19 Deaths

COVID-19 Hospitalizations

Confirmed

Probable

Confirmed

Probable

Fairfield County

15,892

630

1,065

302

46

Hartford County

10,775

668

1,040

312

39

Litchfield County

1,406

63

116

20

1

Middlesex County

1,213

59

139

38

10

New Haven County

11,836

389

915

150

38

New London County

1,159

62

76

26

3

Tolland County

828

70

50

14

0

Windham County

580

7

13

1

1

Pending address validation

252

10

0

0

0

Total

43,941

1,958

3,414

863

138

 

For several additional graphs and tables containing more data, including a list of cases in every municipality, click here.

Stamford Specific Updates

As of 5:15 p.m. on June 23rd — Stamford has 3,262 confirmed cases of COVID-19, compared to 3,257 confirmed cases on June 22nd.

Department of Motor Vehicles partially reopens for select in-person services

The Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles reopened select offices today for in-person services, however due to the pandemic customers are required to make appointments in advance. At the moment, appointments can be made for new licenses and IDs, license and ID renewals, out-of-state license and registration transfers, and CDL upgrades. Appointments can be made online at the DMV’s website.

In addition, road testing has resumed this week. Customers whose appointments had previously been canceled due to the pandemic are being contacted to reschedule new appointments. So far, approximately 1,000 road tests have been rescheduled through June 30.

The department is also reminding Connecticut residents that many DMV transactions can be completed online and do not require an in-person visit. Some of the online services offered include registration renewals, registration cancellations, payment of emission test late fees, and more.

For more information, read the press release issued today by the DMV.

Last night, the Stamford Public Education Foundation held their 2020 Excellence in Education Awards. This annual event brings together community members, corporations, school administrators, teachers, parents, and other nonprofit agencies to celebrate the power of public education for students and families in Stamford. If you were unable to live stream the ceremony last night, click here to learn more.
Connecticut was recently ranked one of the top 5 most innovative states, according to the Bloomberg index. The ranking is based on six equally weighted metrics: research and development intensity, productivity, clusters of companies in technology, STEM jobs, residents with degrees in science and engineering disciplines, and patent activity. Even through these challenging times, our state continues to lead the way.
 
To read  more, click here.