Category: Health

Lamont updates on CT’s coronavirus response efforts

KEY POINTS:  Since yesterday’s update, an additional 6 Connecticut residents have tested positive, bringing the total number of confirmed positive cases reported in Connecticut to 11. The new cases are residents of Bethlehem, Darien, Greenwich, and Westport. To date, 136 tests have been completed in Connecticut: 11 positive and 125 negative. For the first time,…

Bridgeport, CT – Mayor Ganim announced today that all city Senior Centers will close until further notice out of an abundance of caution to prevent seniors and our older population from contracting and suffering severe effects of the Coronavirus. After careful assessment of the present situation regarding COVID-19, effective tomorrow, Thursday, March 12, 2020, all…

Hartford, CT – Attorney General William Tong today released the following statement and guidance on price gouging enforcement after Gov. Ned Lamont declared civil preparedness and public health emergencies in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. “I’m hearing reports from Connecticut and around the country of outrageous price hikes on basic supplies like hand sanitizer and…