The state reported 9,000 more tests on Saturday, a one-day jump that outstrips other daily increases this month.
Reopen Connecticut group will hold public roundtable on Monday
As Connecticut reported an additional 98 deaths Saturday, Gov. Ned Lamont said the state plans to increase testing capacity.
Gov. Lamont also announced that nursing homes across the state will receive an additional five percent in funding.
The president walked back his remarks Saturday night, saying he would institute a travel advisory instead.
Marty Cossette, a New Haven CTtransit bus driver, was tested last Wednesday for COVID-19. He’s still waiting for results.
A proposal to make gun owners pay a 35% tax on ammunition drew a large crowd of opponents who said the bill violates their Second Amendment rights and unfairly targets their hobbies and lifestyles.
More than two dozen new state laws went into effect on Jan. 1, ranging from expanded health insurance coverage and paid leave to changes in court, property and DMV rules.
The concern Melissa Potter felt after her nephew called would lead police to use a risk warrant, which is an element of Connecticut’s red flag law, and to her nephew’s door.