Officials trumpeted how quickly they readied COVID testing in 2020. Now local leaders are asking how omicron caught them unprepared.
Measuring COVID in sewage has been a reliable indicator of the virus’ spread, but Connecticut pulled program funding last year.
Health care workers are contracting COVID at higher rates than ever, and changes in federal policies are complicating the problems.
State leaders stressed their commitment to keeping schools open, despite school districts delaying students’ return to classrooms.
A promised order of 1.5 million COVID-19 tests that was supposed to heading to CT is not coming.
Connecticut’s COVID cases have hit rates not seen since the beginning of the pandemic: 17.8% positivity and 7,520 new cases.
At-home COVID-19 testing kits haven’t arrived yet, and towns might have to cancel distribution plans that some scheduled for Thursday.
Gov. Ned Lamont will re-direct $75 million in expiring federal COVID-19 relief into one-time tax refunds for Connecticut’s working poor.
Connecticut will begin distributing more than 3 million COVID-19 at-home tests and 6 million N95 masks as early as Thursday.
With less than 30% of nursing home staff having received a booster shot, some providers are considering a booster mandate.
Connecticut is expanding testing for COVID-19, but no new restrictions or mandates are contemplated, the governor said Monday.
A second CT instance of the omicron variant of COVID-19 was discovered in Fairfield County.
Just over one-in-five nursing home staff who were eligible for COVID booster shots had received one by Nov. 21.
Nearly 75% of the 600+ long-term care facilities reported that 95% of their staff are immunized against COVID,
At least 98 nursing homes had staff COVID vaccination rates under 96% six days after the vaccination mandate deadline.