Governor Lamont provides update on Connecticut’s coronavirus response efforts

CDC/ Alissa Eckert, MS; Dan Higgins, MAM

HARTFORD, CT – As the State of Connecticut continues taking actions in response to the global spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Governor Ned Lamont provided the following updates as of 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 9, 2020:


Data updates on testing in Connecticut


The following is a summary of the day-to-day newly reported data on cases, deaths, and tests in Connecticut. It is important to note that these newly reported updates include data that occurred over the last several days to a week. All data in this report are preliminary, and data for previous dates will be updated as new reports are received and data errors are corrected.


Overall Summary Statewide Total Change Since Yesterday
Laboratory-Confirmed COVID-19 Cases 32,984 +573
COVID-19-Associated Deaths 2,932 +58
Patients Currently Hospitalized with COVID-19 1,301 -35
COVID-19 Test Reported 123,569 +3,028


County-by-county breakdown:


County Laboratory-Confirmed COVID-19 Cases Laboratory-Confirmed COVID-19 Hospitalizations Laboratory-Confirmed COVID-19-Associated Deaths
Fairfield County 13,030 424 1,017
Hartford County 7,105 339 901
Litchfield County 1,142 15 105
Middlesex County 789 44 114
New Haven County 9,091 437 686
New London County 775 33 54
Tolland County 540 5 46
Windham County 266 4 6
Pending address validation 246 0 3
Total 32,984 1,301 2,932


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


Governor Lamont encourages residents to sign up for the state’s CTAlert notification system

Governor Lamont is encouraging Connecticut residents to sign up for CTAlert, the state’s emergency alert system, which provides text message notifications to users. To subscribe, text the keyword COVIDCT to 888-777.


Providing information to Connecticut residents

For the most up-to-date information from the State of Connecticut on COVID-19, including an FAQ and other guidance and resources, residents are encouraged to visit

Individuals who have general questions that are not answered on the website can also call 2-1-1 for assistance. The hotline is available 24 hours a day and has multilingual assistance and TDD/TTY access. It intended to be used by individuals who are not experiencing symptoms but may have general questions related to COVID-19. Anyone experiencing symptoms is strongly urged to contact their medical provider.

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