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Update: June 25 – State Response to Coronavirus – Travel Advisory

Posted on June 25, 2020 by admin


Friends and Neighbors,

Last night, Governor Lamont announced Executive Order 7BBB which requires travelers or visitors from certain states with high infection rates to self-quarantine for two weeks upon arrival in Connecticut.

The order also makes changes to the presidential primary process, child care and day camp procedures and to commercial pesticide operations.

Executive Order No. 7BBB enacts the following:

Self-Quarantine by Travelers from States Experiencing High Infection Rates. The Commissioner of the Department of Public Health shall issue a travel advisory, effective at 12:01 a.m. on June 25, 2020, which shall be communicated widely at all major points of entry into Connecticut, including on highway message boards and in all Connecticut airports, that:

  • All travelers entering Connecticut from a state with a positive test rate higher than 10 per 100,000 residents, or higher than a 10% test positivity rate over a seven-day rolling average, shall self-quarantine for a period of 14 days. The Commissioner may issue additional protocols for essential workers, or for other extraordinary circumstances, when a quarantine is not possible, provided such measures continue to safeguard the public health. The criteria and protocols will be coordinated with New York and New Jersey in order to ensure that the tri-state area is protected from community transmission of COVID-19, while permitting free travel between and among the states.

Click to read: Governor Lamont’s Executive Order No. 7BBB


As of 4:00 p.m. – Wednesday, June 24th – the state is reporting a total of 45913 cases of Coronavirus. Updated virus totals and Town-by-Town statistics can be accessed here:

*In Connecticut during the early months of this pandemic, it became increasingly clear that it would be necessary to track probable COVID-19 cases and deaths, in addition to laboratory-confirmed (RT- PCR) cases and deaths. This was needed to better measure the burden and impact of this disease in our communities and is now part of the national surveillance case definition for COVID-19. Probable cases of COVID-19 involve persons who have not had confirmatory laboratory testing (RT-PCR) performed for COVID-19, but whose symptoms indicate they are likely to have a COVID-19 infection. In Connecticut, most of the probable COVID-19 cases involve persons whose death certificates list COVID-19 disease or SARS-CoV-2 as a cause of death or a significant condition contributing to death. Prior to June 1, probable and confirmed cases were reported together.

Latest COVID-19 Testing Data in Connecticut

Updated 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 24, 2020

Total patients who tested positive: 43954 confirmed/1959 probable

There have been 4287 COVID-19-associated fatalities.

Fairfield County: 15896/303

Hartford County: 10782/312

Litchfield County: 1406/20

Middlesex County: 1214/38

New Haven County: 11838/150

New London County: 1159/26

Tolland County: 828/14

Windham County: 581/1

Pending address validation: 250/0