Lamont updates on CT’s coronavirus response efforts

KEY POINTS:  Since yesterday’s update, an additional 6 Connecticut residents have tested positive, bringing the total number of confirmed positive cases reported in Connecticut to 11. The new cases are residents of Bethlehem, Darien, Greenwich, and Westport. To date, 136 tests have been completed in Connecticut: 11 positive and 125 negative. For the first time,…

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont today announced that he has signed legislation adopted earlier this week by the Connecticut General Assembly that authorizes bonding for several items, including aid to municipalities. “I thank the General Assembly for overwhelmingly approving a bipartisan bond package that keeps a promise I made to our state’s towns and…

State Representative Lucy Dathan (D-Norwalk/New Canaan) announced today that due to current public health concerns of the coronavirus spreading in the state, the bipartisan transportation forum that was scheduled for next Wednesday, March 18 at New Canaan Town Hall has been POSTPONED. Citing public safety as the main priority, and with the most recent local developments,…

STAMFORD, CT – Today in response to the growing concern for COVID-19 (commonly referred to as “the coronavirus”), Mayor David Martin announced two orders encouraging social distancing among Stamford residents: Private businesses must limit meeting room occupancy by half. This will further limit the number of individuals allowed in an enclosed space as previously determined…

SilverSource Announces Updated Measures During Coronavirus Outbreak

STAMFORD, CT (March 12, 2020)   In response to the growing concerns over the spread of COVID19, SilverSource, the nonprofit agency that serves the greater Stamford senior community, has announced immediate updates to its programs and services to ensure the safety of its employees and clients. “In the interest of ensuring the continued health and safety…

Stamford, CT – Stamford Public Schools (SPS) announced today that all schools will be closed to students beginning Friday, March 12, 2020, through, at least, Friday, March 27, 2020, in light of ongoing COVID-19 concerns. “This is an unprecedented time for our community and, as always, the safety and security of our staff and students…