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Rilling: Norwalk coronavirus cases are now five; more updates

Norwalk, CT – City officials are working closely with partners at the state and federal levels, as well as partners in Norwalk, to monitor and respond to COVID-19, the 2019 novel Coronavirus. Statewide updates can be found online at ct.gov/coronavirus. Mayor Rilling provided the following Norwalk-area specific updates regarding COVID-19 coronavirus as of 5:30 p.m.…

CT gov: first coronavirus-related death in state reported; malls closed

KEY POINTS: Since yesterday, an additional 28 Connecticut residents tested positive, bringing the total positive cases reported in the state to 96. Governor Lamont today signed another executive order taking actions to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, this one: Closes large indoor malls and places of amusement (but not parks and open space areas) effective…

CT gov: positive coronavirus cases in Fairfield County up to 48, more actions taken

HARTFORD, CT – As the State of Connecticut continues taking actions in response to the global spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Governor Ned Lamont provided the following updates as of 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 17, 2020: Data updates on testing in Connecticut Since yesterday’s update, an additional 27 Connecticut residents have tested positive, bringing…

Lamont: 41 confirmed cases now,  restaurants and bars to close effective 8 p.m. Monday night,

KEY POINTS: Since yesterday, an additional 15 Connecticut residents tested positive, bringing the total positive cases reported in the state to 41. Governor Lamont today signed another executive order, this one taking the following actions: Revises the previously enacted prohibition on large gatherings to a capacity of 50 people, and adds religious gatherings to the…

Gov: CT now has 26 COVID-19 positive residents, all public schools closed

As the State of Connecticut continues taking actions in response to the global spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Governor Ned Lamont provided the following updates as of 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, March 15, 2020: Data updates on testing in Connecticut Since yesterday’s update an additional six Connecticut residents have tested positive, including one more in…

As the coronavirus spreads into more and more communities, public health officials are placing responsibility on individuals to help slow the pandemic. Social distancing is the way to do it. Geriatrician Thomas Perls explains how this crucial tool works. What is social distancing? Social distancing is a tool public health officials recommend to slow the…

Lamont updates on CT’s coronavirus response efforts

KEY POINTS:  Since yesterday’s update, an additional 6 Connecticut residents have tested positive, bringing the total number of confirmed positive cases reported in Connecticut to 11. The new cases are residents of Bethlehem, Darien, Greenwich, and Westport. To date, 136 tests have been completed in Connecticut: 11 positive and 125 negative. For the first time,…