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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…

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…

CT Gov: 203 new cases since yesterday, 71 in hospital, 12 now 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 Tuesday, March 24, 2020: Data updates on testing in Connecticut Since yesterday’s update, an additional 203 Connecticut residents have tested positive for…

Governor Lamont announces second philanthropic donation to help school districts with remote learning during crisis

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont today announced that a second philanthropic donor has stepped forward to help Connecticut’s school districts – particularly those that are under-resourced – employ remote learning methods as classes remain canceled statewide for an extended period due to the global COVID-19 pandemic. Indra and Raj Nooyi have informed the governor…

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…

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…

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…