The number of patients hospitalized with coronavirus jumped by three dozen people to a total of 1,500 on Tuesday.
Sixty inmates and 50 staff members have contracted COVID-19 and one inmate has died at the low-security federal prison.
Our “aw shucks, golly” governor seems to have a mean streak. While he probably deserves all the credit he’s getting for his handling of the COVID-19 crisis, what he did recently at the Bond Commission meeting seems uncharacteristically mean and vindictive.
The governor will order Connecticut schools to remain closed, joining 39 other states that have decided not to reopen.
Lamont has stressed that the state must significantly increase testing before his administration can begin reopening schools and non-essential businesses.