Connecticut

Constitution Plaza Barber Shop, among the many businesses closed, 3/25/20
Dave Mager, WTIC News
Dave Mager
April 03, 2020 - 12:21 am
AUDIO: Ten minutes of Coronavirus news for Connecticut with WTIC's Dave Mager. Connecticut COVID-19 death toll takes its biggest one-day rise; a milestone confirmed cases worldwide; the pitched battle for ventilators; the state economy hits a wall; nursing home health concerns; gun stores remain on...
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Connecticut Children's CEO Jim Shmerling with Dr. Juan Salazar to the left
Daniela Doncel
AP
April 01, 2020 - 12:38 pm
Connecticut Children's Medical Center furloughed 400 workers because of the coronavirus outbreak, which has caused elective and other surgeries to be delayed and the number of patients to decline, according to officials with the Hartford-based medical system.
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AP
March 30, 2020 - 2:22 pm
Connecticut plans to use nearly $5.4 million in new federal funding to help cover the anticipated cost of additional people voting by absentee ballot and to protect workers at the polls because of the outbreak.
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(L-R) CT COO Josh Geballe, Gov. Ned Lamont (D/CT) and Hartford Healthcare CEO Jeffrey Flaks, 3/27/20
Dave Mager, WTIC News
Dave Mager
March 27, 2020 - 5:42 pm
Three weeks after announcing Connecticut's first confirmed Coronavirus patient, Gov. Ned Lamont says the "surge" of patients has begun. At his Friday afternoon briefing, he said 173 people are hospitalized with COVID-19. He says residents 50 years old and up are ten times more likely to be...
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