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Lamont updates on coronavirus in Connecticut: 399 more cases bring total to 5,675 with 189 deaths and 1,142 in hospital

Latest Data as of 4:00PM on Sunday, April 5, 2020   (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 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, April 5, 2020:   Data updates on testing in Connecticut…

Blumenthal issues a statement on the appointment of Brian Miller to be Special Inspector General

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) released the following statement after President Trump appointed Brian Miller, a member of the White House Counsel’s office, to be the Special Inspector General overseeing the pandemic recovery: “By choosing a White House lawyer as the Special Investigator General, President Trump’s intent couldn’t be more clear: he’s…

Lamont: coronavirus cases in Connecticut increase by 1,091 in  a day with so far 909 in hospital and 132 dead

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 7:00 p.m. on Friday, April 3, 2020:   Data updates on testing in Connecticut Since yesterday’s update, an additional 1,091 Connecticut residents have tested positive…

Gov. Lamont: confirmed coronavirus cases in Connecticut now 3,824 with 827 in hospital and 112 dead

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 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 2, 2020:   Data updates on testing in Connecticut Since yesterday’s update, an additional 267 Connecticut residents have tested positive…

The American Red Cross is helping five people after a fire Sunday in Bridgeport

BRIDGEPORT, CT – The American Red Cross is helping two families – five adults– no children after a fire today on Stratford Avenue, Bridgeport. The Red Cross provided assistance to meet the families’ immediate needs.Responders included: Ivette Ruiz and Frank Casella. The Red Cross is also providing comfort kits containing personal care items such as toothbrushes, deodorant,…

Lamont updates on coronavirus in Connecticut; Fairfield County cases now 1,245, more than half of all in state

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 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, March 29, 2020: Data updates on testing in Connecticut Since yesterday’s update, an additional 469 Connecticut residents have tested positive for…

Lamont: coronavirus cases in Connecticut now 1,524 on 10,200 tests; 205 in hospital, 33 dead

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 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 28, 2020:   Data updates on testing in Connecticut Since yesterday’s update, an additional 233 Connecticut residents have tested positive…

Gov. Lamont: 279 new cases bring total to 1,291; 6 more people died in last 24 hours in Connecticut, total now up to 27

Fairfield County with more cases than all other counties in the Connecticut combined. 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 7:00 p.m. on Friday, March 27, 2020: Data updates on testing in…

CT Gov: number of confirmed cases in state now 1,012; 125 in hospital; 21 dead

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 9:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 26, 2020: Data updates on testing in Connecticut Since yesterday’s update, an additional 137 Connecticut residents have tested positive for…