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.
Connecticut will begin distributing more than 3 million COVID-19 at-home tests and 6 million N95 masks as early as Thursday.
Mosquito numbers are at their highest in 20 years, increasing the risk of three mosquito-borne illnesses in October.
Federal reimbursements are expected to cover the $130 million cost