Category: Coronavirus

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…

WETHERSFIELD, CT – Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) Commissioner Sibongile Magubane today announced that an executive team member who works within the agency’s Wethersfield office has tested positive for COVID-19. The employee holds an administrative position and does not service the general public visiting the DMV for transactions. The person has not been to…

Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo Temporarily Closes Effective March 17 as a Public Health Precaution

BRIDGEPORT, CT – Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo today announced plans to temporarily close the Zoo, effective Tuesday, March 17, as a public health precaution. All education and public programs are cancelled or postponed. The City of Bridgeport and state of Connecticut leaders have called on businesses to close to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19 following…

Second New Haven residents positive with COVID-19, NH Mayor Issues State of Emergency

NEW HAVEN, CT – Today New Haven Mayor Justin Elicker issued a state of emergency amidst the spread of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19. New Haven health officials have also been notified of a second confirmed New Haven resident having COVID-19. Mayor Justin Elicker released the following statement: Given the growing spread of this virus in…

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…

Bridgeport government offices to close Monday due to coronavirus emergency

Bridgeport Mayor Ganim announces that on Monday, March 16, 2020, all City of Bridgeport government buildings will be closed and nonessential services will be suspended with offices and buildings closed until further notice. This closure excludes police and fire services, 911 dispatch, as well as sanitation and recycling pick up. This announcement is out of…