Coronavirus Hartford

CT DPH asking for the public's help to track and trace COVID-19 cases.
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Dave Mager
April 28, 2020 - 11:31 pm
The Connecticut Department of Public Health is counting on the public's participation in a new track-and-trace program to limit the further spread of coronavirus. DPH is working with Microsoft to develop "ContaCT," which should go live in mid-May. Notes from Gov. Ned Lamont's Tuesday news briefing...
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"Day to Day Change in Hospitalizations Statewide"
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Dave Mager
April 27, 2020 - 10:52 pm
With hospitalizations trending downward for seven days, Gov. Lamont says Connecticut is closer to making a series of decisions on "reopening." But the talk of better days ahead comes as coronavirus continues to claim the lives of many state residents. The state has moved past 2,000 COVID-19 deaths...
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Yale epidemiologist Dr. Albert Ko, co-chair of the Reopen Connecticut Advisory Group, 4/23/20
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Dave Mager
April 23, 2020 - 10:33 pm
The careful and potentially slow "re-opening" of the Connecticut economy could start in June. That's according to Indra Nooyi, the co-chair of the governor's Reopen Connecticut Advisory group, who adds that public health will be the prime consideration as non-essential businesses reopen,...
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A masked worker at this state WIN job center in Pearl, Miss., holds an unemployment benefit application form as she waits for a client, Tuesday, April 21, 2020. The job centers lobbies are closed statewide to prevent the spread of COVID-19. However the continuing growth of unemployment demands and now additional assistance for self-employed, church employees, gig workers, and others who were previously ineligible for unemployment assistance has drawn some people to the centers for information and to obtain and submit unemployment benefit applications. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
AP
April 23, 2020 - 10:42 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 4.4 million laid-off workers applied for U.S. unemployment benefits last week as job cuts escalated across an economy that remains all but shut down, the government said Thursday. Roughly 26 million people have now filed for jobless aid in the five weeks since the...
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CT COVID-19 Cases by County, 4/22/20
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Dave Mager
April 22, 2020 - 8:33 pm
Gov. Ned Lamont says that while COVID-19 hospitalizations have leveled off in Fairfield and New Haven counties, they're on the rise in Hartford County. Overall, he says, "deaths are still disturbingly high." Also, the state Department of Economic and Community Development is telling small...
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