COVID-19 Updates

July 6, 2020

I hope you are all well and that you are staying safe and healthy. Here is the latest information and developments on COVID-19.
 

NEW REPORTING SCHEDULE: Effective immediately, the State of Connecticut will continue to publish these COVID-19 metric reports five days a week, every Monday through Friday. The report that is issued every Monday will include combined data that was collected on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. This schedule will remain in effect until further notice.
 

Hospitalizations for coronavirus/COVID-19 decreased by 26 patients from FRIDAY bringing statewide hospitalizations to 69. Figures released today show more than 24,600 tests for the virus were conducted over the weekend with 259 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

16,186

637

1,071

306

25

Hartford County

11,115

679

1,064

316

24

Litchfield County

1,440

64

117

20

1

Middlesex County

1,261

60

147

39

3

New Haven County

12,072

390

928

150

14

New London County

1,234

62

76

26

1

Tolland County

856

69

50

14

0

Windham County

617

7

13

1

1

Pending address validation

216

11

0

0

0

Total

44,997

1,979

3,466

872

69

 

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

Stamford Specific Updates

As of 4:00 p.m. on July 6th — Stamford has 3,317 confirmed cases of COVID-19, compared to 3,304 confirmed cases on July 3rd.

Governor Lamont signs 59th executive order to mitigate the spread of COVID-19

Governor Lamont today signed another executive order – the 59th since he enacted the emergency declarations – that builds upon his efforts to encourage mitigation strategies that slow down transmission of the virus. Executive Order No. 7FFF enacts the following provisions:

  • Modifying minimum service hours for private non-medical institutions for adults: Modifies the number of service hours required to be provided by certain group homes and the requirement that group homes perform semi-annual times studies of their services in order to receive monthly Medicaid payments.

Secretary Merrill announces recruitment effort for poll workers in the primary and general elections

Recognizing that the August and November elections will have unique challenges related to COVID-19, Secretary of the State Denise Merrill today announced a statewide effort to recruit poll workers for Connecticut’s primary and general elections.

Voters interested in working at the polls should sign up here.

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