Posted on February 9, 2021
Residents over the age of 65 can now begin to sign up for vaccination appointments. The following data represents the total number of COVID-19 vaccinations administered in Connecticut, as reported to the state as of Monday, Feb. 8:
- First doses administered: 387,174
- Second doses administered: 129,907
- Total doses administered: 517,081
So far, the state has vaccinated 56 percent of its population over the age of 75. Connecticut remains in the top four states in the nation for vaccine distribution.
Connecticut is currently in phase 1b of its COVID-19 vaccination program. Right now under this phase, individuals over the age of 75 can receive the vaccine. Beginning Thursday, February 11, this phase will expand to include individuals between the ages of 65 and 74. Soon, the phase will become open to include individuals between the ages of 16 and 64 who have underlying health conditions, and frontline essential workers.
Information on Connecticut’s COVID-19 vaccination program is available at ct.gov/covidvaccine.