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Although Stamford has long led the state in COVID cases, becoming the first Connecticut municipality to top 3,000 last week, the hospital has been seeing a steady reduction in hospitalizations for the past several weeks, from a high of 149 coronavirus patients on April 14 to less than 50 now.
The state of Connecticut has now conducted over 200,000 COVID-19 tests, with nearly 40,000 positive results and over 3,600 deaths.
CVS Health expects to have up to 1,000 locations across the country offering the service by the end of May, with the goal of processing up to 1.5 million tests per month, subject to availability of supplies and lab capacity.
COVID-19 testing in Connecticut has been netting a less than 10% infection rate for the past few days, Gov. Ned Lamont announced today -- another positive sign that the worst of the health crisis may be behind the state.
The state is ramping up its “track and trace” strategy to get a better handle on its number of COVID-19 infections and exposures, Gov. Ned Lamont announced today – a move that will play a key role in Connecticut’s reopening strategy.
Mayor David Martin said the city is exploring other potential drive-through testing sites to expand testing capacity in Stamford as demand increases.