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Fauci meets the CT press: State ‘is in a good place’

Nevertheless, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases warned, "You need to be very flexible" as the COVID-19 situation evolves. "This is a very serious situation that our country is facing. We've gotten hit quite badly."

IBM poll: Covid-19’s spread unfurls consumers’ concerns about economy workplace safety

Other issues high on Americans’ worry lists are returning to the workplace along with going to large venues such as malls and utilizing mass transportation

Lamont: Out-of-staters now must complete ‘travel health’ form

Spot checks will be conducted at Bradley Airport; failure to comply with quarantine or to complete the form will be subject to a $1,000 fine.

Lamont adviser warns that schools will likely close again as COVID-19...

“The reality is we’re going to have six more months of COVID,” said former FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb. “It’s going to be touch-and-go through the end of the year.”

John Ravitz: Pandemic underscores the need for 5G wireless network

The coronavirus pandemic has exposed many deficiencies in our disaster preparedness, health care system and our infrastructure and underscored the need for a 5G wireless network.

Regeneron receives $450M federal contract for its potential coronavirus cocktail

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals has received a $450 million contract from the federal government to manufacture and supply REGN-COV2, its investigational treatment of COVID-19. The double antibody...

Gov. Lamont: Phase 3 of reopening on pause ‘for foreseeable future’

Asked if bars that do not serve food could move operations outside, as restaurants have done, the governor said no, as social distancing measures would be difficult to maintain.

Lamont unveils strategy to reopen K-12 schools

While in-school, full-time instruction is expected to be in place for the beginning of the 2020-21 academic year, school districts are required to come up with contingency plans should the situation deteriorate, Department of Education Commissioner Miguel Cardona said.

Tonya Inman: Safety check-in – Enhanced protocols for meeting with confidence

As the Hudson Valley and the region reopen, we know it will not be business as usual. Our community has faced myriad challenges over...

Nuvance Health relaxes some visitation policies

Patients can have one approved visitor during their hospital stay; daily visits are limited to two hours.

Nursing homes face scrutiny over handling of COVID-19

As of June 10, Connecticut’s nursing homes had recorded 8,669 confirmed COVID cases and 2,106 deaths.

New unemployment insurance claims rise by 1.5M again

There were 1,508,000 new claims made for unemployment insurance during the week ending June 13, according to statistics released this morning by the U.S. Department...

Westport’s ViralClear opens phase 2 clinical trial for COVID-19 drug

Merimepodib demonstrated decreased viral production of COVID-19 by over 90%, and when combined with Gilead's remdesivir, to undetectable levels. 

CT relaxing some social restrictions; private gatherings can now be up...

Gov. Ned Lamont acknowledged that any coronavirus flare-ups and/or an increase in hospitalizations could negatively affect the situation. "Plan accordingly, knowing there's a fair amount of risk," he said.

Greenwich Hospital to build COVID-19 dedicated unit, courtesy anonymous donor

The COVID-19 Unit will include designated rooms where staff can don and doff personal protective equipment (PPE), including isolation gowns, gloves, N95 respirators, face shields, and/or positive pressure protective suits.