Under the proposal, nursing home staff are required to provide at least three hours of direct care per resident daily.
Millions of items are sitting in warehouses, unsold.
The nursing home oversight panel is devising suggestions for reform in long-term care facilities, which have been hard-hit by COVID-19.
Murphy, other Dems, propose legislation to boost U.S. manufacturing of N95 masks and other equipment as COVID cases spike.
Increased pay, more protective equipment included in deal.
Not wearing a mask when its required will expose you to a $100 fine.
Gov. Ned Lamont’s administration expects to finish divvying up Connecticut’s $1.4 billion share of the Coronavirus Relief Fund next month.
The state is trying to amass a 90-day stockpile of PPE in case Connecticut gets hit with another COVID-19 surge.
The state has received 582,000 unemployment applications since the pandemic began.
The number of people currently hospitalized with COVID-19 dropped by 23 Tuesday. A total of 3,041 people have now died.
There are currently 1,877 people hospitalized with the virus, a drop of 70 from yesterday. Another 125 people have died.
Low on essential supplies and fearing they’ll get sick, N.Y. doctors and nurses say in-person care has been scaled back.
More than half the beds at Greenwich Hospital are filled with COVID-19 patients. The picture is less clear elsewhere.
Connecticut will need 4,000 ventilators when COVID-19 peaks later this month. It currently has only 1,100.
As of Friday, 173 people are hospitalized in Connecticut with COVID-19 while hospital vacancy statewide is at 39 percent.