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…

Housatonic Community College Donates Critical Medical Supplies  To Hospital Fighting Coronavirus

BRIDGEPORT, CT – To support the fight against Coronavirus, Housatonic Community College (HCC) donated critical medical supplies from its math, science and allied health programs today to Yale New Haven Health – Bridgeport Hospital. Boxes containing medical devices, masks, face shields, sterile gowns, disposable gloves, disposable head covers, shoe covers and general-purpose hand cleansers were…

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…

WCSU extends deadline for fall deposits

DANBURY, Conn. — Western Connecticut State University has moved the deadline to pay housing and registration deposits for freshmen entering this fall to June 1. The $200 tuition deposit and $250 deposit for on-campus housing are normally due May 1. “With all of the insecurity and economic uncertainty caused by the COVID-19 virus, we wanted to give…

CT DMV Wethersfield Office to Close  Effective Friday, March 27, 2020 for Extra Cleaning

Building to Undergo a Deep Electrostatic Disinfectant Treatment to Ensure a Healthy and Safe Environment WETHERSFIELD, CT – The Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) Wethersfield office will close effective Friday, March 27, 2020 to allow the building to undergo a deep electrostatic disinfectant treatment to ensure a healthy and safe environment. The building will…

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…

Lamont: 257 new CT coronavirus cases, total now 857; 113 in hospital and now 19 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 Wednesday, March 25, 2020: Data updates on testing in Connecticut Since yesterday’s update, an additional 257 Connecticut residents have tested positive for…

AG Tong calls on Amazon and Whole Foods to increase paid leave to employees during COVID-19 emergency

Hartford, CT – Attorney General William Tong today called on Amazon and Whole Foods to increase paid sick and family leave provided to their employees during the COVID-19 public health emergency. Attorney General Tong joined 15 attorneys general in sending a letter asking the companies to provide increased paid sick and family leave in line…