Lamont updates on coronavirus: number of new cases in Connecticut decreases; total now 12,035; 1,654 in hospital, 554 dead

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 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, April 12, 2020:

Data updates on testing in Connecticut

Since yesterday’s update, an additional 525 positive COVID-19 cases have been reported in Connecticut, bringing the statewide total to 12,035. To date, more than 41,220 patients have been tested in Connecticut. Approximately 1,654 patients have been hospitalized. The total statewide total number of COVID-19 associated fatalities is 554. It should be noted that the day-to-day changes reflect newly reported cases, deaths, and tests that occurred over the last several days to week.

A county-by-county breakdown includes:

County Laboratory-Confirmed COVID-19 Cases Laboratory-Confirmed COVID-19 Hospitalizations Laboratory-Confirmed COVID-19-Associated Deaths
Fairfield County 5,534 688 248
Hartford County 1,914 333 116
Litchfield County 403 39 24
Middlesex County 299 32 18
New Haven County 2,946 535 119
New London County 190 16 7
Tolland County 182 7 17
Windham County 66 4 1
Pending address validation 501 0 4
Total 12,035 1,654 554

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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