As vaccination rates have slowed, mass vaccination sites have closed while the state shifted its focus to smaller clinics.
The state’s COVID test positivity rate on Tuesday increased to 5.26%.
Yale New Haven Health and Hartford HealthCare are among the first group of participants.
While Blacks and Latinos are hardest hit by the coronavirus, they are wary of participating in vaccine trials.
Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla said he expects to know, by the end of October, ‘whether the product works or not.’
The state is trying to amass a 90-day stockpile of PPE in case Connecticut gets hit with another COVID-19 surge.
COVID-19 fatalities rose by 84 Wednesday, bringing the overall death toll to 3,125. A day earlier there were 33 deaths.
The number of people currently hospitalized with COVID-19 dropped by 23 Tuesday. A total of 3,041 people have now died.
The state wants to run 42,000 COVID-19 tests a week and plans to test all nursing home residents and employees.
There are concerns about who will have access to the only drug known to reduce the severity of COVID-19.
Continued decline in the number of hospitalized, but fatalities rose by 79 — bringing the death toll to 2,168.
Robert Johnson was high-risk for complications from coronavirus but the hospital sent him home. He died that night.
Some Connecticut doctors have abandoned their offices for hospital ICU’s, while others struggle to maintain their practices.
More than half the beds at Greenwich Hospital are filled with COVID-19 patients. The picture is less clear elsewhere.
Nine of the 16 health systems in Connecticut ended 2017 in the black, according to a report by the state Office of Health Strategy. Collectively, the systems took in about $14.2 billion in the fiscal year that ended on Sept. 30, 2017. After expenses, this left about $580 million — a 4 percent total margin.