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CT Gov: 88 new COVID-19 cases in CT; total now 415 in state, 54 in hospital, 10 dead

KEY POINTS: Since yesterday, an additional 88 Connecticut residents have tested positive, bringing the statewide total to 415. More than 4,500 tests have been conducted among the state and private labs to date. Approximately 54 people are hospitalized and there have been 10 deaths. Governor Lamont signed his twelfth executive order pursuant to his emergency…

Connecticut Food Bank receives $500,000 from Dalio Philanthropies for pandemic response

WALLINGFORD, CT – Ray and Barbara Dalio and Dalio Philanthropies have given $500,000 to Connecticut Food Bank as part of a $4 million donation to support medical care and food assistance to people in Connecticut affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The funds will support Connecticut Food Bank and its network by providing significant funding during…

Lamont: 104 new coronavirus cases in CT bringing total to 327; 51 in hospital, 8 dead

KEY POINTS: Since yesterday, an additional 104 Connecticut residents have tested positive, bringing the statewide total to 327. More than 3,600 tests have been conducted among the state and private labs to date. Approximately 51 people are hospitalized and there have been 8 deaths. Governor Lamont is currently working on another executive order – his…

Lamont: 29 new coronavirus cases brings CT total to 223 on 3,100 tests; 43 in hospital, 5 dead

KEY POINTS: Since yesterday, an additional 29 Connecticut residents have tested positive, bringing the statewide total to 223. More than 3,100 tests have been conducted in the state to date. Approximately 43 people are hospitalized and there have been 5 deaths. Governor Lamont today signed his tenth executive order pursuant to his emergency declaration, taking…

Lamont: Total cases in CT now 194, stops non-essential in-person functions starting 8 p.m. on Monday

KEY POINTS: Since yesterday’s update, an additional 35 Connecticut residents have tested positive, bringing the statewide total to 194. This includes the first case to be reported out of New London County. Governor Lamont today signed his ninth executive order pursuant to his emergency declaration, taking further actions to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 in…

Governor Lamont signs “Stay Safe, Stay Home” exec order

HARTFORD, CT) – Governor Ned Lamont today announced that part of the ongoing civil preparedness and public health emergency caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, he is directing Connecticut residents to “Stay Safe, Stay at Home.” Under today’s executive order, the governor is directing all non-essential businesses and not-for-profit entities in Connecticut to prohibit all in-person…

Mystic Aquarium offering free online resources for fun & learning

Mystic, CT – While animal welfare and human health remain the top priorities for Mystic Aquarium, the iconic Connecticut attraction is keenly focused on developing fun, educational opportunities to engage families. Online resources are not only providing much-needed educational content for children learning from home but are connecting team members at Mystic to their community…

FCCF Announces New COVID-19 Resiliency Fund-More Than $500,000 Already Raised

Norwalk, CT – The Fairfield County COVID-19 Resiliency Fund has been established by Fairfield County’s CommunityFoundation with the support of generous seed funding from a cross-section of individuals, private foundations, corporations and other concerned entities. The Community Foundation is pleased to share that more than $500,000 has already been pledged by these Founding Fund Partners who have each contributed at least…

CT Gov: 63 new cases in state, presidential primary moved to June 2, other news

KEY POINTS: Since yesterday’s update, an additional 63 Connecticut residents have tested positive, bringing the state wide total to 159. This includes the first cases to be reported out of Tolland and Windham Counties. There are three fatalities in Connecticut due to complications from COVID-19. Governor Lamont today signed his eighth executive order pursuant to…