Category: Coronavirus

Lamont reports new Connecticut coronavirus case total of 31,784 and 2,797 related deaths; announces criteria for state’s reopening

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 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 7, 2020:   Data updates on testing in Connecticut The following is a summary of the day-to-day newly reported data…

Lamont announces suspension of certain regulations to support a major expansion of COVID-19 testing

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont today announced that his administration is lifting certain regulations on who can order diagnostic tests to allow for a major expansion of COVID-19 testing in the state. This includes the suspension of the requirement that patients receive a referral from a physician or other prescribing medical provider (such as…

Connecticut announces joint state-federal COVID-19 fraud task force

Hartford, CT – Attorney General William Tong, U.S. Attorney John Durham, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and Chief State’s Attorney Richard Colangelo announced formation of a joint federal-state task force combatting COVID-19 related fraud in Connecticut. The task force will investigate and prosecute a wide range of misconduct related to the COVID-19 pandemic, including price…

Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont’s Office

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont announced today that Summer, a social enterprise that assists student loan borrowers, is providing Connecticut residents financially impacted by the COVID-19 crisis with free assistance managing their student loans. As a certified B Corp, Summer is the leading resource for borrowers to simplify and save on their student debt…

Entercom Hartford “Feed CT” Radiothon  to Benefit The Salvation Army COVID-19 Response

Entercom Hartford will host a 12-hour radiothon on all four of its Connecticut radio stations on Giving Tuesday, May 5, 2020. The radiothon, entitled “Feed CT” will support The Salvation Army’s COVID-19 Emergency Disaster Services response, providing emergency food boxes for Connecticut residents in need. “Feed CT” will run from 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM…