There were 81 additional cases of COVID-19 in Connecticut reported Thursday after 6,576 more tests in the last 24 hours.
The reopening plan is contingent on COVID-19 infection rates remaining stable, the governor said.
There were 10,037 people incarcerated in state correctional facilities as of June 25.
CDC director Robert Redfield: “I don’t think we have any clear evidence…to support the public health value of that decision.”
Connecticut had half of the money needed to weather a recession in its unemployment trust fund before the pandemic hit.
Connecticut Juvenile Justice Alliance releases 10 recommendations to make life more equitable for families living in marginalized communities.
“More Exposure” is the first episode of a four-part series, COVID-19 Reckonings, produced by Purple States and DataHaven with residents of Connecticut communities hardest hit by the pandemic because of longstanding inequities.
With increased racial tensions spreading across the country, statues of those associated with slavery — Robert E. Lee and other Confederate generals — have been either removed or vandalized. Here in the Northeast, statues of Columbus are suffering the same fate. In Boston, a statue of Columbus was beheaded, while in Middletown and New London and New Haven, his statue was removed. The city of Columbus, Ohio is considering changing its name. Yet the slave merchant who financed Yale University, Elihu Yale, remains unscathed. Why? Because he is the namesake of one of America’s most prestigious and liberal universities.