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Governor's list of business categories for conditional reopening May 20th
CT Governor's Office
Dave Mager
April 30, 2020 - 7:29 pm
Circle May 20th on your calendars. If current COVID-19 trends hold, that's the date Connecticut will allow many businesses to dust off the cobwebs. Notes from Gov. Lamont's Thursday news briefing: BRING YOUR OWN MASK Until there's a vaccine, the novel coronavirus will be with us. So, the state will...
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Ridgefield First Selectman Rudy Marconi, who survived a bout with COVID-19
Governor's Office/ Microsoft Teams
Dave Mager
April 29, 2020 - 10:53 pm
Gov. Ned Lamont invited a friend to his virtual news briefing to express the severity of COVID-19. Ridgefield First Selectman Rudy Marconi told his story of extreme symptoms, and warned of the dangers of a premature attempt to drop all restrictions. That warning comes as Gov. Lamont considers a...
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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
CT Governor's Office/ Microsoft Teams
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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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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CT DPH map of COVID-19 cases by town/city, 4/20/20
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Dave Mager
April 20, 2020 - 9:46 pm
Faced with a late afternoon rolling rally and even a lawsuit challenging his twenty-nine COVID-19 executive orders , Gov. Ned Lamont reminded the public that social distancing-- the economy-stifling strategy to mitigate coronavirus damaging-- is making a dent in the curve. "Executive orders and the...
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Trinity Heath of NE Pres./CEO Dr. Reggy Eadie (R) w/ Gov. Ned Lamont, 3/24/20
Dave Mager, WTIC News
Dave Mager
April 17, 2020 - 2:40 pm
The governor's Reopen Connecticut Advisory Board plans "mass testing" to allow for a gradual relaxation of "Stay Safe, Stay at Home" guidelines In this interview, WTIC's Dave Mager asked Trinity Healthy of New England President & CEO Dr. Reggy Eadie, whose background includes emergency medicine...
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Closing notice at Hartford's XL Center
Dave Mager, WTIC News
Dave Mager
April 16, 2020 - 10:11 pm
The co-chairs of Gov. Ned Lamont's Reopen Connecticut Advisory Group want to ease COVID-19 restrictions "as soon, and as safely, as possible." But they list a daunting set of programs that must be set up before life in Connectcut starts to resemble "normal." Items from the governor's Thursday...
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Gov. Ned Lamont (D/CT) at his daily COVID-19 news briefing, 4/15/20
Governor's Office via Microsoft Teams
Dave Mager
April 15, 2020 - 5:39 pm
Gov. Ned Lamont says he'll sign an executive order advising residents to wear masks while interacting in public. Items from the governor's Wednesday briefing: UNMASKING NEW POLICY --Lamont says his mask policy will be "self-enforced," and not quite universal. There will be an executive order to...
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