Number Of CT ‘Red Zones’ Extra Than Doubles, Now At 67


CONNECTICUT The selection of Connecticut cities within the COVID-19 high-alert pink zone has greater than doubled prior to now week, in keeping with information launched Thursday afternoon from the state Department of Public Health.

DPH now numbers 67 cities within the best possible alert class, up from 31 simply remaining week.

These “red zone” cities are: Ansonia, Barkhamsted, Bethlehem, Bridgewater, Bristol, Brooklyn, Burlington, Canterbury, Chaplin, Columbia, Cornwall, Coventry, Darien, Derby, East Haddam, East Hampton, East Lyme, Enfield, Franklin, Goshen, Granby, Griswold, Groton, Hampton, Hartland, Harwinton, Killingly, Lebanon, Ledyard, Lisbon, Litchfield, Marlborough, Middlebury, Morris, Naugatuck, New London, New Milford, North Branford, North Canaan, North Stonington, Norwich, Oxford, Plainfield, Plainville, Plymouth, Pomfret, Preston, Putnam, Seymour, Somers, Southington, Sprague, Sterling, Stonington, Suffield, Thomaston, Thompson, Torrington, Trumbull, Union, Voluntown, Waterbury, Waterford, Watertown, Windham, Wolcott and Woodbury.

The Naugatuck Valley has returned as a coronavirus scorching spot, becoming a member of the japanese a part of the state with the best focus of pink zone municipalities.

The colour codes correspond to steerage from DPH. Populations within the pink zone have reported 15 or extra instances in line with 100,000 folks over a two-week moderate.

On Thursday, COVID-19 positivity dropped go into reverse to earth, to two.55 p.c. Out of 29,321 exams taken, 747 instances had been showed.

Twenty-five citizens have died from COVID-19 over the last seven days, down from remaining week’s file of 33 deaths from the state Department of Public Health. The coronavirus demise toll within the state is lately 8,834.

DPH is reporting that as of Thursday, a complete of 21,071 instances of COVID-19 amongst totally vaccinated individuals in Connecticut had been showed. Of the two,411,890 individuals who’ve finished their vaccine sequence, 0.87 p.c of Connecticut’s totally vaccinated individuals have shrunk the virus, an 0.06 p.c build up from remaining week’s file from the Department of Public Health.

Nationwide, coronavirus-related deaths have trended downward by means of 1 p.c over the last seven days. The selection of instances, then again, tracked upward by means of 18 p.c, in keeping with the World Health Organization.

According to the vaccine tracker maintained by means of the Mayor Clinic, about 71.5 p.c of Connecticut’s overall inhabitants has gained all their COVID-19 vaccine photographs as of Thursday afternoon, up a half-percentage level from remaining week’s tally. Nationwide, simply 59.2 p.c of the inhabitants has finished their vaccine sequence, and that needle has no longer moved very some distance prior to now seven days. Connecticut’s vaccination fee at the back of best that of Vermont and Maine.

As of Thursday, the ones citizens who’ve gained a minimum of one dose of the vaccine towards COVID-19 come with greater than 95 p.c of the ones over the age of 65, 93 p.c of the ones between 55-64 (up 1 p.c from remaining week), 84 p.c of the ones between 45-54, 85 p.c of the ones between 35-44 (up 1 p.c from remaining week), 78 p.c of the ones between 25-34 (up 1 p.c from remaining week), 72 p.c of the ones between 18-24 (up 1 p.c from remaining week), 81 p.c of the ones between 16-17 (up 1 p.c from remaining week), 72 p.c of the ones between 12-15 (up 1 p.c from remaining week) and 13 p.c of the ones in the most recent eligibility tier, elderly 5-11.

The graph above illustrates the gradual growth towards entire vaccination.

Predictably, citizens within the japanese house of the state, with the best possible coronavirus an infection charges, also are least more likely to be fully-vaccinated towards COVID-19, in keeping with the information launched by means of DPH.

Mansfield stays the outlier, nonetheless with lower than 39 p.c of its inhabitants totally vaccinated. Of all Connecticut municipalities, best Canaan, with its inhabitants of one,053, has totally vaccinated all its citizens.

The selection of Connecticut health facility beds claimed by means of COVID-19 sufferers dropped by means of six in a single day. There are 241 sufferers lately hospitalized with the coronavirus within the state. Of the ones, 68, or 28.2 p.c, are totally vaccinated.

Most of the Connecticut citizens hospitalized for COVID-19 (80) may also be discovered inside hospitals in New Haven County.

The charts above and under display the “relative risk,” or the variation in chance when evaluating charges between vaccinated and unvaccinated individuals.

The newest information display unvaccinated citizens have a 12 occasions upper chance of demise from the coronavirus, in comparison to the vaccinated. Their chance of hospitalization is seven occasions larger.

Although coronavirus deaths in Connecticut have declined markedly since February, you will need to be aware that demise and hospitalization charges have constantly been upper amongst unvaccinated individuals in comparison to totally vaccinated individuals.

See Also: Lamont Urges CT Residents To Get COVID-19 Booster Shot ASAP

During the week of Nov. 18-24, just one college in Connecticut reported any coronavirus instances. Samuel Staples Elementary School in Easton recorded lower than six instances right through the reporting duration, in keeping with DPH.

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