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Showing 6/3/2020 to 4/3/2020

New study will attempt to determine how widespread COVID-19 is in Connecticut

Connecticut will be the first state in the nation to conduct a broad survey to determine how prevalent the... (Read more)

6 / 3 / 2020

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As barbershops, hair salons, casinos open, $619.9 million state deficit projected due to COVID-19

Hair salons, barbershops and casinos reopened in Connecticut Monday, after being closed for more than two months due to... (Read more)

6 / 1 / 2020

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People throughout Connecticut protest the death of George Floyd

Protesters in Hartford, New Haven, Bridgeport, New London, and other parts of Connecticut joined a nationwide call for action... (Read more)

5 / 31 / 2020

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A Minnesota death resonates in Connecticut: ‘A constant message that our lives don’t matter’

Of all the agonizing final moments of George Floyd’s life, as he gasped for air from beneath a police officer’s... (Read more)

5 / 31 / 2020

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Updates spell out the latest on COVID-19

NORWALK, Conn. — Four more Norwalk citizens have died due to COVID-19, bringing the total to 124, according to... (Read more)

5 / 27 / 2020

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CT suffers April job losses of ‘epic proportions’ with 266,000 positions gone

HARTFORD, Conn. — Connecticut lost a staggering 266,300 jobs in April — the first full month of coronavirus-related shutdowns —... (Read more)

5 / 22 / 2020

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Lamont says it’s time for the COVID weary take a breath. And maybe a hike.

HEBRON, Conn. — The tone and substance of Gov. Ned Lamont’s daily COVID-19 briefing changed Thursday as he looked back... (Read more)

5 / 22 / 2020

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Lamont announces end to CT’s education partnership with Dalio Philanthropies

HARTFORD, Conn. — Gov. Ned Lamont announced the dissolution Tuesday of Connecticut’s education partnership with hedge fund giant Ray... (Read more)

5 / 20 / 2020

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New Connecticut cases of COVID-19 related child inflammatory disease; officials report a jump in overall deaths

Connecticut officials are reporting a growing number of cases of a rare but potentially deadly COVID-19 related disease that... (Read more)

5 / 14 / 2020

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Summer at state parks in the time of COVID: Less parking, no volleyball, but probably lifeguards

As the temperature ticked up and up over the sunny first weekend in May, so did the number of... (Read more)

5 / 13 / 2020

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A Norwalk photo #52

NORWALK, Conn. — State Senate Majority Leader Bob Duff (D-25) and Senate Republican President Len Fasano (R-North Haven) begin... (Read more)

5 / 7 / 2020

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Connecticut takes steps to make voting safer, as COVID-19 hospitalizations continue to decline

For the twelfth consecutive day, Connecticut’s COVID-19 hospitalizations have continued to decline, Gov. Ned Lamont said Monday. In his... (Read more)

5 / 4 / 2020

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Connecticut joins multi-state buying consortium for protective gear, medical supplies

Connecticut will join six other states in forming a consortium to purchase protective gear, medical equipment and testing supplies... (Read more)

5 / 3 / 2020

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Deaths increase, hospitalizations decrease, and state parks fill up

Connecticut’s coronavirus hospitalizations continue to gradually decline, but COVID-19 confirmed cases and associated deaths continue to rise. On Saturday,... (Read more)

5 / 3 / 2020

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Connecticut plans ‘baby steps’ in easing COVID-19 restrictions

Gov. Ned Lamont said Thursday that his preliminary plan for easing COVID-19 restrictions would permit businesses to reopen to... (Read more)

5 / 1 / 2020

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COVID-19 deaths among CT nursing home residents doubles since mid-April

The number of elderly and disabled nursing homes residents who died after contracting COVID-19 doubled over a 10-day period... (Read more)

4 / 25 / 2020

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‘It’s not over ’til it’s over:’ Five things to know about hitting the COVID-19 peak

— Social distancing measures may have to stay in place into 2022   As New York, California and other... (Read more)

4 / 23 / 2020

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Connecticut’s COVID-19 death toll passes 1,000; first ‘rapid’ testing center opens in New Haven

The number of people in Connecticut who have died from coronavirus topped 1,000 Friday. “It’s a milestone tragic day,”... (Read more)

4 / 18 / 2020

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Lamont postpones presidential primary until Aug. 11

Gov. Ned Lamont signed an order Friday postponing Connecticut’s increasingly irrelevant presidential primary until Aug. 11, a decision that... (Read more)

4 / 17 / 2020

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Lamont gets bipartisan support from Fairfield County mayors on COVID-19 response

As Connecticut’s death toll from COVID-19 jumped by another 69 fatalities Tuesday, two Fairfield County mayors voiced strong bipartisan... (Read more)

4 / 15 / 2020

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Activists focus on healthcare, Green New Deal and affordable housing

NORWALK, Conn. — The Connecticut legislative session is on hold due to the COVID-19 pandemic but a Fairfield County... (Read more)

4 / 14 / 2020

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NE governors promise to cautiously ease COVID-19 restrictions, form coalition

The Democratic governors of a half dozen northeastern states outlined a regional approach Monday to devising a plan for... (Read more)

4 / 13 / 2020

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Hospitalizations slow. Lamont now faces questions on restrictions.

Gov. Ned Lamont’s order extending the closure of schools, restaurants and many businesses until May 20 is generating the... (Read more)

4 / 10 / 2020

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Connecticut doctors brace for coronavirus surge

Steven Benaderet, a family doctor in Westport, left this practice this week to minister to COVID-19 patients at Bridgeport... (Read more)

4 / 10 / 2020

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Lamont to keep schools closed another month despite ‘glimmer of hope’ that social distancing is working

HARTFORD, Conn. — While the latest statistics from around Connecticut offer “slight glimmers of hope” that the coronavirus pandemic... (Read more)

4 / 9 / 2020

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Yale New Haven Health officials describe COVID-19 impact, other hospitals less forthcoming

Editor’s note: Nuvance Health, owner of Norwalk Hospital, declined Tuesday to provide NancyOnNorwalk the number of COVID-19 patients it’s... (Read more)

4 / 8 / 2020

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During pandemic, Lamont wants vote-by-mail option

Gov. Ned Lamont said Tuesday the best way to protect voters against COVID-19 during Connecticut’s postponed presidential primary on... (Read more)

4 / 8 / 2020

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Himes: COVID-19 leaves Fairfield County ‘one step ahead of the tiger’

Washington, D.C. – Rep. Jim Himes, the laid back congressman representing Fairfield County, a coronavirus hot spot, has been... (Read more)

4 / 7 / 2020

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COVID-19 will alter daily life in Connecticut for months; peak expected in 2.5 weeks

HARTFORD, Conn. — Connecticut officials are bracing themselves for a peak in coronavirus cases to hit Fairfield County in... (Read more)

4 / 4 / 2020

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COVID-19: Deaths continue, ‘less infections’

NORWALK, Conn. — The latest COVID-19 numbers show more deaths in Norwalk. “Since yesterday, there are 15 new positive... (Read more)

4 / 3 / 2020

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