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The previous waiver expired Feb. 15.
Connecticut Hospital Association announces similar mandate.
The waiver ends Feb. 15.
Connecticut’s single-day positivity rate reached 8.3%.
As of 3 p.m. yesterday, according to the Connecticut Department of Health, the state’s positivity rate stood at 3.35% -- the first time it has risen above 3% in several weeks.
The new expansion of “No Barriers” will focus on a door-to-door approach to increase vaccination efforts and reduce vaccine hesitancy in communities hit hardest by the coronavirus.
“My goal is to get as many people vaccinated as quickly as possible, and I believe this is the best path to meeting that challenge,” the governor said.
Connecticut presently ranks in the top five of states administering the vaccines to residents. The state is anticipating receipt of about 45,000 doses per week from the federal government.
Connecticut is expecting to receive about 63,300 doses of the Moderna vaccine this week. Some 31,200 doses of the previously approved Pfizer vaccine have been delivered to the state since last Monday, and another 24,375 doses of that company’s vaccine that are anticipated to arrive this week.
In Fairfield County, 248 people are in hospitals, and there have been 1,142 coronavirus-related deaths.
The group's members will be responsible for advising the governor on preparations for a Covid-19 vaccine, including the optimization of a statewide vaccine distribution strategy, and communicating critical medical information about the vaccine with the state’s residents.
The move follows a newly issued directive from the federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.
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