Summary for most recent day of reporting in Connecticut
Day-to-day changes reflect newly reported cases, deaths, and tests that occurred over the last several days to week.All data in this report are preliminary; data for previous dates will be updated as new reports are received and data errors are corrected. Hospitalization data were collected by the Connecticut Hospital Association. Deaths* reported to either the OCME or DPH are included in the daily COVID-19 update.
*For public health surveillance, COVID-19-associated deaths include persons who tested positive for the virus that causes COVID-19 disease around the time of death (confirmed) and persons whose death certificate lists COVID-19 disease as a cause of death or a significant condition contributing to death (probable).
|Category Text||Total||Change Direction||Change|
|Laboratory Confirmed COVID-19 Cases||44,689||+||228|
|COVID-19 Associated Deaths||4,159||+||13|
|Patients Currently Hospitalized with COVID-19||244||–||2|
|Patients Tested for COVID-19||328,353||+||8,309|
Charts represent the date the data were reported to the CT DPH. Cases and deaths are cumulative over time. Hospitalization data are collected by CT Hospital Association
Source: Department of Public Health
To Date Change from Probable
Westport Residents COVID-19 Positive Reported to the State 280 0 15
Weston Residents COVID-19 Positive Reported to the State 62 0 1
A complete listing by town and county of all COVID-19 cases being reported by the Connecticut State Department of Health, and various analyses of those cases, can be found by following this link: https://portal.ct.gov/-/media/Coronavirus/CTDPHCOVID19summary6122020.pdf?la=en
As the school year draws to a close, many parents are looking into summer day camp options for their children. Per the State of Connecticut Office of Early Childhood, day camps (that were not previously closed) may resume operations on June 22nd provided that they have completed the necessary steps. Local day camp providers will need to consider whether or not to operate their camps based on what is best for their individual organizations. Please check with the camp of your interest to see if they are planning on opening this year.
If a camp decides to open, they will need to adhere to additional provisions that have been put into place to limit the spread of the virus.
These will include the following:
- Health screenings for staff and campers
- Masks, social distancing, and workplace safety measures
- Hand and respiratory hygiene
- Enhanced cleaning and disinfection
- Smaller group sizes
- Reporting of COVID diagnosed cases of staff or campers
- Informed consent
- Transportation protocols
- Pool protocols
- Necessary licensing
If you wish to enroll your child in a camp, you will need to call local day camp providers to find out if they plan to open this summer and to learn more about their requirements and protocols. The WWHD will continue to provide updates as information is released by the State of Connecticut.
CDC Suggestions for Youth & Summer Camps https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/community/schools-childcare/summer-camps.html
State of Connecticut Office of Early Childhood Memo https://www.ctoec.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/COVID-19-Memo-18-Youth-Camp-Guidance-Revised-2020.06.03.pdf