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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…

Mayor Rilling closes Cranbury Park, school properties due to groups congregating amid pandemic

Norwalk, CT – On Sunday, March 22, 2020, Norwalk Mayor Harry W. Rilling ordered Cranbury Park and School Properties to be closed effective immediately. This order is on top of yesterday’s order to close the playgrounds, basketball courts, and skate park at Calf Pasture Beach and Veteran’s Park. Anyone found on these properties can be…

Fairfield County DJ Rocks the Extra Chromosome With Free Virtual Dance Party for World Down Syndrome Day

Here’s some good news in an otherwise crazy world we’ve been living in. Everyone is invited to join a free Virtual Dance Party, live on Facebook, tonight, Saturday, March 21, from 6:30 to 7 p.m. EST in celebration of World Down Syndrome Day. Joe Agostino, a 24-year-old graduate of Norwalk High School Sacred Heart University…

Mayor Rilling: first Norwalk coronavirus-related fatality reported, three new positive cases since yesterday, NPS extends Distance Learning

Norwalk, CT – City officials are working closely with partners at the state and federal levels, as well as partners in Norwalk, to monitor and respond to COVID-19, the 2019 novel Coronavirus. Statewide updates can be found online at ct.gov/coronavirus. Mayor Rilling provided the following Norwalk-area specific updates regarding COVID-19 coronavirus as of 5:30 p.m.…

Lamont: Total cases in CT now 194, stops on all non-essential in-person functions starting 8 p.m. on Monday

KEY POINTS: Since yesterday’s update, an additional 35 Connecticut residents have tested positive, bringing the statewide total to 194. This includes the first case to be reported out of New London County. Governor Lamont today signed his ninth executive order pursuant to his emergency declaration, taking further actions to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 in…

Norwalk Mayor Harry Rilling Orders Norwalk Salons, Barber Shops, Massage Spas and more to close by 8 p.m. March 19, 2020

Norwalk, CT – On Thursday, March 19, 2020, Norwalk Mayor Harry W. Rilling ordered hair salons, nail salons, barbershops, massage spas, tattoo parlors, tanning salons, body care and body art shops to close by 8 p.m. Mayor Rilling issued the order under the powers of a Civil Preparedness Declaration he signed five days earlier. The…

Rilling: Norwalk coronavirus cases are now five; more updates

Norwalk, CT – City officials are working closely with partners at the state and federal levels, as well as partners in Norwalk, to monitor and respond to COVID-19, the 2019 novel Coronavirus. Statewide updates can be found online at ct.gov/coronavirus. Mayor Rilling provided the following Norwalk-area specific updates regarding COVID-19 coronavirus as of 5:30 p.m.…

CT gov: first coronavirus-related death in state reported; malls closed

KEY POINTS: Since yesterday, an additional 28 Connecticut residents tested positive, bringing the total positive cases reported in the state to 96. Governor Lamont today signed another executive order taking actions to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, this one: Closes large indoor malls and places of amusement (but not parks and open space areas) effective…

CT gov: positive coronavirus cases in Fairfield County up to 48, more actions taken

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 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 17, 2020: Data updates on testing in Connecticut Since yesterday’s update, an additional 27 Connecticut residents have tested positive, bringing…