Friday, May 24, 2024

VAX Facts


Where Does Stratford Stand?

State Health Department officials noted that the Delta variant of COVID-19 continues to be the dominant strain in Connecticut, now accounting for more than 85 percent of all new infections. In the past week, the number of cases of the Delta variant is also up hundreds over the past several weeks.

  • Of the total new cases in recent weeks, health officials said there have been more than 7,250 breakthrough cases involving vaccinated individuals in Connecticut.
  • Since the pandemic began in March 2020, there have been more than 10.6 mm COVID-19 tests administered, with 377,682 testing positive.
  • The latest breakdown of confirmed and probable COVID-19 cases in Connecticut, by county, according to the state Department of Health on Wednesday, Sept. 8th: Fairfield: 106,924 (11,335 per 100,000 residents);

The Stratford Health Department is hosting weekly vaccination clinic hours for those seeking a first dose of the Moderna or J and J vaccine. Please call their office to schedule an appointment – 203-385-4090.

The Stratford Health Department and State Department of Public Health have confirmed 4,975 cumulative COVID-19 cases in Stratford, and 761 probable cases, for a total of 5,736 cases. This represents an increase of 55 confirmed cases and an increase of 7 probable cases since the last report of August 30th.  There have been 157 deaths to date since the beginning of the pandemic.  As of September 1, 2021, 64.53% of the town’s population had been vaccinated with a first dose.







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