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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.

Westchester County forms task force to help businesses deal with reopening

Westchester County Executive George Latimer has announced the formation of the Westchester County Reopening Task Force.

Sema4 expands COVID-19 testing efforts

The Stamford firm said it is expanding its current COVID-19 viral testing capacity to 10,000 tests per day.

George Floyd case overshadows Lamont briefing; COVID-19 deaths nearing 4,000 in...

Asked if he felt the Trump administration was trying to politicize the incident, Gov. Ned Lamont responded: "God, I hope not. I can't think of anything more cynical than that. Broadly speaking, militarization of this situation is not the right thing to do."

CT Small Business Development Center steps up its game to help...

“You have to be so flexible, accommodating your customers and your employees,” says Don Droppo Jr., owner, president and CEO of Curtis Packaging in Sandy Hook. “This is unprecedented for all of us, and you can either run from it or you can see it as an opportunity.”

Not so fast: Hair stylists balk at being included in Phase...

“Some salon workers are so petrified that they just quit.”

A look at employers’ rights as Connecticut returns to work

“It’s really difficult to gauge” how many businesses are going full-steam ahead, says a Bridgeport attorney. “We have a number of clients who have been planning for some time to begin bringing back their employees, and there are some who are waiting to see how things develop.”

CT casinos move start of reopening process up; Lamont issues guidance...

The state’s two casinos will not be reopening on June 1, as Gov. Ned Lamont has hoped. Instead, they will begin to reopen May 30.

Lamont on reopening CT: So far, so good, but casinos still...

Six days in to Phase 1 of reopening the state, the picture in Connecticut is good, at least on an anecdotal basis. So said Gov. Ned Lamont at his daily briefing today. However, he noted, disagreement with the tribal owners over their planned June 1 reopening continues.

Exclusive: Leadership in a time of crisis: Gov. Ned Lamont

This is a limited series of Q&As by Fairfield County Business Journal Bureau Chief Kevin Zimmerman with leaders in various business sectors and industries....