Category: Coronavirus

Westport Country Playhouse Announces Changes in 2020 Season Due to Coronavirus Pandemic

90th Season for historic theater now set to begin in July Westport Country Playhouse announces changes in its upcoming 2020 Season, with the official opening now scheduled for July instead of the previously announced April kick-off, due to the Coronavirus Pandemic. The revised 2020 lineup includes a total of three productions:   two musicals, “Ain’t…

City of Stamford updates on coronavirus situation 03/23/2020

The City of Stamford updated residents through it’s daily newsletter released every evening. This newsletter is compiled into five sections. Each divided into two parts 1) Recent updates, new information posted in the past 24 hours and 2) Ongoing Information, information previously shared in this newsletter that continues to be relevant: †Major: Developments impacting all…

CT Gov: 88 new COVID-19 cases in CT; total now 415 in state, 54 in hospital, 10 dead

KEY POINTS: Since yesterday, an additional 88 Connecticut residents have tested positive, bringing the statewide total to 415. More than 4,500 tests have been conducted among the state and private labs to date. Approximately 54 people are hospitalized and there have been 10 deaths. Governor Lamont signed his twelfth executive order pursuant to his emergency…

Rilling: 11 new COVID-19 cases in Norwalk, spring yard collection pushed back

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 4:30 p.m.…

Connecticut Food Bank receives $500,000 from Dalio Philanthropies for pandemic response

WALLINGFORD, CT – Ray and Barbara Dalio and Dalio Philanthropies have given $500,000 to Connecticut Food Bank as part of a $4 million donation to support medical care and food assistance to people in Connecticut affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The funds will support Connecticut Food Bank and its network by providing significant funding during…

Norwalk Mayor Rilling: 6 new cases in Norwalk , total now 17

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 6:30 p.m.…

Connecticu governor release guidance to businesses on ‘stay safe, stay home’ order

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont today released guidance intended to help the state’s business and nonprofit community better understand the “Stay Safe, Stay Home” executive order he recently signed directing all non-essential businesses and not-for-profit entities in Connecticut to prohibit all in-person functions effective Monday, March 23, 2020 at 8:00 p.m. as part of…

Lamont: 104 new coronavirus cases in CT bringing total to 327; 51 in hospital, 8 dead

KEY POINTS: Since yesterday, an additional 104 Connecticut residents have tested positive, bringing the statewide total to 327. More than 3,600 tests have been conducted among the state and private labs to date. Approximately 51 people are hospitalized and there have been 8 deaths. Governor Lamont is currently working on another executive order – his…

Mayor Rilling closes Cranbury Park, school properties due to groups congregating amid pandemic

Norwalk, CT – On Sunday, March 22, 2020, Norwalk Mayor Harry W. Rilling ordered Cranbury Park and School Properties to be closed effective immediately. This order is on top of yesterday’s order to close the playgrounds, basketball courts, and skate park at Calf Pasture Beach and Veteran’s Park. Anyone found on these properties can be…