Though no one in Connecticut has tested positive yet for coronavirus, state and federal officials called Monday for more funding and better preparation.
The Connecticut Mirror is covering the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact in Connecticut. Read our most recent stories and in-depth reporting below.
Republicans walk out of House coronavirus briefing, protesting DeLauro remarks
Rep. Rosa DeLauro criticized the Trump administration’s coronavirus funding proposal and what she said was ‘the lack of transparency and unwillingness to allow public health experts to speak freely about what is happening.’
As the coronavirus spreads, Americans lose ground against other health threats
As the world struggles to control the coronavirus, U.S. officials are refighting public health battles they thought they had won.
Five things to know about coronavirus and what state is doing to prepare
“Connecticut is ready, and we’ve been ready for a while,” Gov. Ned Lamont said Wednesday.
Shredding Trump’s plan, DeLauro says she’ll write her own coronavirus bill
Later in the day, President Trump said in a press conference that ‘they can do whatever they want,’ with regards to Congress figuring out where the money would originate.
Blumenthal, Murphy say Trump response to coronavirus ‘too little, too late’
U.S. health officials warned that the spread of coronavirus in the United States appears inevitable.
CT lawmakers pan Trump administration response to coronavirus
The federal government has scrambled to keep the coronavirus at bay, but Connecticut’s Democratic lawmakers say that’s not enough.
Blumenthal, Murphy press CDC on coronavirus outbreak
The senators asked about the severity of the disease and how many airline passengers from China have been screened. No one in Connecticut has yet been diagnosed with the coronavirus.