HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) – Governor Ned Lamont announced Saturday the state has distributed a total of 3.1 million COVID-19 self-tests in the last two weeks.
Officials say 1 million of the self-tests were distributed in the last two days.
The state has delivered the following amounts:
|K-12 students and teachers||1,420,000|
|Early childhood providers||164,000|
|State employees / PNPs||214,000|
|Residents and clients of congregate settings||49,000|
|K-12 bus drivers||11,000|
|Center for Disability Rights||5,000|
|Seasonal farm workers||9,000|
|Public college and university students||13,000|
“We have so many partners working together to obtain, deliver, and distribute these self-tests, and I could not be more grateful to all of the groups involved for working together and getting these out to the residents of Connecticut as quickly as possible,” said Governor Lamont. “I am certain that Connecticut currently has one of the largest self-test distributions of any state in the northeast, and I’m appreciative of everyone’s cooperative efforts.”
Governor Lamont said his administration anticipates receiving thousands more self-tests within the coming days and will distribute the tests as they arrive.
For more information on self-tests, visit ct.gov/selftest.