The University of Connecticut announced Friday that its entire Storrs campus will be placed under quarantine.
The new standards are expected to modestly reduce the number of states on Connecticut’s COVID watch list.
The congresswoman, however, says she is still seriously ill. Rep. Joe Courtney is casting votes for her..
Hayes said she is asymptomatic and ‘awaiting an appointment to get tested.’
Thirty-nine of the school’s 42 positive student COVID cases are at the Garrigus Suites residence hall.
Gov. Ned Lamont’s coronavirus quarantine policy overlooks thousands of tourists from other states to shield a damaged hospitality sector.
As Connecticut’s infection rate dropped below 1%, the nation’s top infectious disease doctor warned the U.S. could see 100,000 new cases a day.
CDC director Robert Redfield: “I don’t think we have any clear evidence…to support the public health value of that decision.”
At hearing, Dr. Anthony Fauci warns of ‘suffering and death’ and economic harm if states reopen too quickly.
‘Given my exposure, I was also tested and it was thankfully negative,’ Hayes said.
The president walked back his remarks Saturday night, saying he would institute a travel advisory instead.
The coronavirus crisis has physically isolated Connecticut’s lawmakers from their constituents and brought unpredictable challenges.
There are different opinions on the best treatment of COVID-19 patient symptoms while the disease runs its course.
Declaration of a public health emergency gives Lamont a power rarely used by government –the ability to order quarantines.
People quarantined in Connecticut during the height of the 2014 ebola crisis sued Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and state health officials on Monday, saying the quarantine policy the governor imposed is unconstitutional.