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The American Red Cross is helping five people after a fire Sunday in Bridgeport

BRIDGEPORT, CT – The American Red Cross is helping two families – five adults– no children after a fire today on Stratford Avenue, Bridgeport. The Red Cross provided assistance to meet the families’ immediate needs.Responders included: Ivette Ruiz and Frank Casella. The Red Cross is also providing comfort kits containing personal care items such as toothbrushes, deodorant,…

Lamont updates on coronavirus in Connecticut; Fairfield County cases now 1,245, more than half of all in state

HARTFORD, CT – As the State of Connecticut continues taking actions in response to the global spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Governor Ned Lamont provided the following updates as of 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, March 29, 2020: Data updates on testing in Connecticut Since yesterday’s update, an additional 469 Connecticut residents have tested positive for…

Lamont: coronavirus cases in Connecticut now 1,524 on 10,200 tests; 205 in hospital, 33 dead

HARTFORD, CT) – As the State of Connecticut continues taking actions in response to the global spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Governor Ned Lamont provided the following updates as of 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 28, 2020:   Data updates on testing in Connecticut Since yesterday’s update, an additional 233 Connecticut residents have tested positive…

Gov. Lamont: 279 new cases bring total to 1,291; 6 more people died in last 24 hours in Connecticut, total now up to 27

Fairfield County with more cases than all other counties in the Connecticut combined. HARTFORD, CT) – As the State of Connecticut continues taking actions in response to the global spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Governor Ned Lamont provided the following updates as of 7:00 p.m. on Friday, March 27, 2020: Data updates on testing in…

CT Gov: number of confirmed cases in state now 1,012; 125 in hospital; 21 dead

HARTFORD, CT – As the State of Connecticut continues taking actions in response to the global spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Governor Ned Lamont provided the following updates as of 9:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 26, 2020: Data updates on testing in Connecticut Since yesterday’s update, an additional 137 Connecticut residents have tested positive for…

Lamont: 257 new CT coronavirus cases, total now 857; 113 in hospital and now 19 dead

HARTFORD, CT) – As the State of Connecticut continues taking actions in response to the global spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Governor Ned Lamont provided the following updates as of 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 25, 2020: Data updates on testing in Connecticut Since yesterday’s update, an additional 257 Connecticut residents have tested positive for…

CT Gov: 203 new cases since yesterday, 71 in hospital, 12 now dead

HARTFORD, CT – As the State of Connecticut continues taking actions in response to the global spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Governor Ned Lamont provided the following updates as of 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 24, 2020: Data updates on testing in Connecticut Since yesterday’s update, an additional 203 Connecticut residents have tested positive for…

Lamont: 104 new coronavirus cases in CT bringing total to 327; 51 in hospital, 8 dead

KEY POINTS: Since yesterday, an additional 104 Connecticut residents have tested positive, bringing the statewide total to 327. More than 3,600 tests have been conducted among the state and private labs to date. Approximately 51 people are hospitalized and there have been 8 deaths. Governor Lamont is currently working on another executive order – his…