Under the proposal, nursing home staff are required to provide at least three hours of direct care per resident daily.
Local manufacturers, once a COVID-19 lifeline for Connecticut, now struggle to sell PPE
Millions of items are sitting in warehouses, unsold.
Cameras in nursing home rooms, additional supplies of protective gear recommended as legislative changes this year
The nursing home oversight panel is devising suggestions for reform in long-term care facilities, which have been hard-hit by COVID-19.
As COVID surges, Murphy prods Trump on pandemic response
Murphy, other Dems, propose legislation to boost U.S. manufacturing of N95 masks and other equipment as COVID cases spike.
Backus nurses’ union reaches deal with hospital over new contract
Increased pay, more protective equipment included in deal.
Lamont orders fines for those who flout rules on mask-wearing and large party limits
Not wearing a mask when its required will expose you to a $100 fine.
A billion in federal funds flies out the door … and more is needed
Gov. Ned Lamont’s administration expects to finish divvying up Connecticut’s $1.4 billion share of the Coronavirus Relief Fund next month.
State still waiting on $91 million in COVID-19 personal protective equipment orders
The state is trying to amass a 90-day stockpile of PPE in case Connecticut gets hit with another COVID-19 surge.
Unemployment claims remain at historic high, but trending positive
The state has received 582,000 unemployment applications since the pandemic began.
Connecticut’s stockpile of coronavirus protective equipment grows, officials herald steady drop in hospitalizations
The number of people currently hospitalized with COVID-19 dropped by 23 Tuesday. A total of 3,041 people have now died.
COVID-19 hospitalizations see largest one-day drop since state began tracking
There are currently 1,877 people hospitalized with the virus, a drop of 70 from yesterday. Another 125 people have died.
Rationing protective gear means checking on coronavirus patients less often. This can be deadly.
Low on essential supplies and fearing they’ll get sick, N.Y. doctors and nurses say in-person care has been scaled back.
Yale New Haven Health officials describe COVID-19 impact, other hospitals less forthcoming
More than half the beds at Greenwich Hospital are filled with COVID-19 patients. The picture is less clear elsewhere.
The COVID-19 wave approaches. Connecticut searches for ventilators.
Connecticut will need 4,000 ventilators when COVID-19 peaks later this month. It currently has only 1,100.
Rising COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations are ‘the beginning of the surge’ in Connecticut
As of Friday, 173 people are hospitalized in Connecticut with COVID-19 while hospital vacancy statewide is at 39 percent.