Category: Coronavirus

Lamont: 608 new coronavirus positive cases in Connecticut; total now 13,989, 1,779 have been hospitalized, 671 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 Tuesday, April 14, 2020:   Data updates on testing in Connecticut Since yesterday’s update, an additional 608 positive COVID-19 cases have been…

Rilling: Norwalk reports 26 new cases and 4 new deaths from coronavirus

Norwalk, CT – City officials are working closely with partners at the state and federal levels, as well as partners in Norwalk, to monitor and respond to COVID-19, the 2019 novel Coronavirus. Statewide updates can be found online at ct.gov/coronavirus. Mayor Rilling provided the following Norwalk-area specific updates regarding COVID-19 coronavirus as of 5:30 p.m.…

Dorothy Hamill and Michelle Kwan Join COVID-19 Benefit for Americares

Stamford, CT – Figure skating legend Dorothy Hamill and two-time Olympic medalist Michelle Kwan are joining the biggest names in figure skating this Friday, April 17, for a livestream benefit event supporting Americares response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Japanese champions Miki Ando, Shizuka Arakawa, Yuka Sato and Fumie Suguri have also joined the roster of…

Eversource: Company Makes Great Progress Restoring Power After Fierce Rain and Wind Storm During COVID-19 Pandemic

BERLIN, Conn. (April 14, 2020) – While adhering to strict COVID-19 pandemic protocols, Eversource crews continue working around-the-clock shifts restoring power to customers impacted by Monday’s severe wind and rain storm. As of midday, line and tree crews have restored power to more than 93,000 customers since the storm began and continue working to bring the remaining 7,500…

Lamont: new 1,346 positive coronavirus cases bring total in Connecticut to 13,381; 1,760 have been hospitalized, 602 are 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 Monday, April 13, 2020: Data updates on testing in Connecticut Since yesterday’s update, an additional 1,346 positive COVID-19 cases have been reported…

Eversource : Company Crews Working to Restore Power After Fierce Rain and Wind Storm Amid Ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic

BERLINE, CT – versource crews are working non-stop restoring power after Monday’s fierce wind storm, while complying with the energy company’s stringent COVID-19 pandemic protocols to safeguard the health and well-being of employees and customers. The storm’s drenching rain and powerful winds caused extensive damage throughout Connecticut. As of 4 p.m., approximately 40,000 Eversource customers…

Lamont: MA joins CT, NY, NJ RI, PA, and DE’s multi-state council to get people back to work and restore the economy

HARTFORD, CT – Recognizing that their states have one integrated regional economy, Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont, New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy, Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf, Delaware Governor John Carney today announced Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker is joining the multi-state council to restore the economy…

Lamont creates group of health and business experts to advise on reopening of Connecticut

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont today announced that the nonprofit organization AdvanceCT plans to form a panel of experts from within the state’s medical and business community that will consult with and advise his administration with respect to reopening Connecticut’s economy as the nation emerges from the unprecedented public health emergency caused by COVID-19.…

UI Preparing for Wind and Rain Storm; Warns of Possible Power Outages

ORANGE, CT – United Illuminating, subsidiary of AVANGRID, Inc., is preparing for a wind and rain storm forecast for Monday that could bring damaging winds capable of causing service interruptions. Current forecasts call for rain and thunderstorms starting Monday morning, with gusty winds picking up during the day that could reach 65 mph or higher —…

Eversource: Company is ready to respond to powerful rain and wind storm during ongoing pandemic

BERLIN, CT – As Eversource continues operating under its COVID-19 pandemic plan, the energy company is closely monitoring the powerful rain and wind storm expected to impact New England Monday. While adhering to its strict social distancing, hygiene and enhanced sanitation measures to safeguard the health and well-being of workers and customers, the energy company’s…