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Dave Mager, WTIC News
Dave Mager
June 12, 2020 - 9:27 pm
Noting spikes in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations in states including Arizona, Texas and Florida, Dr. Albert Ko, Department Chair of Epidemiology at Yale School of Medicine, spoke to WTIC's Dave Mager about the risk of a major coronavirus resurgence in Connecticut, and how residents might be...
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Office of Gov. Ned Lamont
June 05, 2020 - 12:14 pm
As the number of positive COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations continues to decline, Connecticut surpassed 4,000 deaths from the virus on Thursday, prompting Gov. Ned Lamont to warn residents not to become complacent about social distancing.
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A woman walks past a boutique with a sale sign, Thursday, June 4, 2020, in Cleveland Heights, Ohio. The state says more than 34,000 Ohioans filed unemployment claims during the last week of May. That is the lowest figure since Ohio's stay-at-home orders depressed the economy and led to widespread layoffs. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
June 05, 2020 - 8:42 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. unemployment rate fell to 13.3% in May from 14.7%, and 2.5 million jobs were added — a surprisingly positive reading in the midst of a recession that has paralyzed the economy in the wake of the viral pandemic. The May job gain suggests that businesses have quickly been...
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June 03, 2020 - 8:07 am
When determining eligibility for unemployment benefits, Connecticut's Department of Labor is now allowed to consider whether returning to work during the cononavirus pandemic would pose an “unreasonable risk” to a person's health or the health of their household.
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