Hamden Coronavirus Infection Rate Drops Over 2-Week Period

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HAMDEN, CT — Reported coronavirus cases and hospitalizations are moving downward in Connecticut, but the state also had a particularly bad week for deaths.

The Connecticut coronavirus death toll grew by 241 in the past week to a total of 9,683 lives lost.

Hamden had 211.3 average daily cases per 100,000 residents and a positive test rate of 22.10 percent between Jan. 2-15, according to the state Department of Public Health. There were 270.5 average daily cases per 100,000 residents in the previous two-week reporting period. It’s important to note that a few cases can have a large impact on a municipal case rate, especially for small towns.

Hamden recorded 478 new coronavirus cases between Jan. 14-20, according to DPH’s preliminary data.

Around 68 percent of Hamden residents are fully vaccinated against the coronavirus as of Jan. 19, according to DPH.

This article originally appeared on the Hamden Patch

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