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Take out and delivery are the only orders of the moment at Connecticut restaurants. (Shown here, the landmark Rein's Deli in Vernon, 3/17/20)
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Dave Mager
April 14, 2020 - 10:34 pm
Speaking at his Tuesday news briefing, Gov. Ned Lamont floated a few dates he has in mind on the march towards a gradual easing of the state's coronavirus restrictions. Items from the governor's briefing, and more: DATES TO CONSIDER --Lamont says that President Trump's hope to "reopen the economy"...
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COVID-19  cases by town/ city, 4/13/20
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Dave Mager
April 13, 2020 - 8:00 pm
There's no timeline for reopening schools and businesses in Connecticut, but Gov. Ned Lamont is starting to develop plans for what the process might look like. Items from the governor's Monday news briefing: PLANNING FOR "REOPENING" --The governor established a "Reopen Connecticut Advisory Board,"...
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Military personnel, including Brandon Lawrence from Tacoma, Washington seen checking the accuracy of a thermometer, sets up the 627th Hospital Center field hospital at CenturyLink Event Center on March 31, 2020 in Seattle, Washington.
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Dave Mager
April 07, 2020 - 8:59 pm
Gov. Ned Lamont says "social distancing" and other measures are working to level off the potential reach of Coronavirus. Now, he's ordering open businesses to do more to help. His "Safe Workplaces in Essential Businesses" executive order reads, in part, "Every workplace in the State of Connecticut...
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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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200 bed medical facility established at SCSU's Moore Field House, 4/1/20
Dave Mager, WTIC News
Dave Mager
April 02, 2020 - 12:55 am
Although mortality from Coronavirus has largely struck the elderly, as predicted, it's clear that no one is completely safe. Wednesday, Hartford Mayor Luke Bronin announced that a six week old baby was among the city's first four COVID-19 deaths. "Our hearts break for that family," said Bronin, "...
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25-bed medical tent set up outside St. Francis Hospital, Hartford, 3/24/20
Dave Mager, WTIC News
Dave Mager
March 31, 2020 - 10:28 pm
With the peak of the Coronavirus "curve" likely to jolt Connecticut in April, state hospitals enter the month with roughly 1,000 ventilators, a continued need to stockpile personal protective equipment (PPE's), and a task force of top medical executives set to redistribute resources to cover...
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Morneault's Apparel displays one of the many closed/ coronavirus signs on Trumbull St., Hartford
Dave Mager, WTIC News
Dave Mager
March 30, 2020 - 10:11 pm
As the tragic numbers grow steadily in Connecticut (36 dead of COVID-19; 2,571 known cases), top healthcare executives from around the state are working together to strengthen the entire system for the life-or-death torrent of cases it will soon face. At his daily briefing, Monday at the State...
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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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Gov. Ned Lamont Previews Plans to Contain Coronavirus, 2/25/20
Dave Mager, WTIC News
Dave Mager
February 26, 2020 - 11:37 pm
Gov. Ned Lamont and state health experts believe that the novel strain of coronavirus that's killed thousands in mainland China will reach Connecticut to some degree. While the state currently has no confirmed cases, officials are preparing as if the virus is certain to land here, and they're...
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Dave Mager, WTIC News
Dave Mager
October 24, 2019 - 9:23 pm
They share borders, policy challenges and the occasional snowstorm. Now, every few months, the governors of the three Southern New England states share a conference room. Thursday at Rhode Island College in Providence, Gov. Ned Lamont (D-CT), Gov. Gina Raimondo (D-RI) and Gov. Charlie Baker (R-MA)...
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