The spike in COVID infections elsewhere is expected to complicate testing in Connecticut.
Disparities in Hispanic and black death rates much worse than previously reported
Previous reports notwithstanding, Hispanics are substantially more likely to die of COVID-19 than non-Hispanic whites, officials say. Blacks, too.
As Connecticut hits COVID-19 peak, focus shifts to tracing and testing
Aggressive COVID-19 testing and contact tracing are the keys to easing restrictions on commerce that have left 439,000 residents unemployed.
CDC tracking study shows high COVID-19 hospitalization rate in Connecticut
Other coronavirus statistics show more men than women are dying of COVID-19.
COVID-19 cases jump to 68 in Connecticut, though health officials warn there are likely thousands more
While Connecticut has now recorded 68 cases of COVID-19, more than 6,000 residents likely have contracted the disease.
COVID-19 puts spotlight on Connecticut’s disease detective
The narrator of the coronavirus story in Connecticut speaks softly — and bluntly.
Connecticut bans large public events to slow COVID-19
The pandemic’s impact on Connecticut deepened Thursday with school closures and the governor’s ban on large events.
Connecticut’s slow start on COVID-19 tests: Why that’s a problem
The state’s limited testing could hamper its ability to slow the spread of the disease, experts say.
Connecticut’s 3rd COVID-19 case was contracted locally
A New Canaan resident was confirmed Wednesday as the 3rd coronavirus patient in Connecticut, the first to contract it locally.
Coronavirus brings logistical challenges for CT hospitals
Connecticut hospitals anticipate logistical challenges as they combat the coronavirus. But hospital and other health care leaders also told legislators Friday they’ve been preparing for months for the pandemic’s arrival in Connecticut, and efforts to mitigate its spread are well underway.
How prepared is CT for an Ebola outbreak?
Public health officials often say that when things are going right, their jobs are largely unnoticed. But the presence of Ebola in the U.S. has put a spotlight on public health preparedness — and on what some experts say has been a problematic reduction in steady federal funding for public health efforts.