Officials trumpeted how quickly they readied COVID testing in 2020. Now local leaders are asking how omicron caught them unprepared.
COVID-19 is spreading rapidly in Connecticut’s second-largest city, where the positivity rate has tripled over the past three weeks.
The decision to discontinue testing comes on the heels of criticism over investments made by Annie Lamont’s venture capital firm.
With the high rate of compliance with a COVID-19 vaccination mandate, Gov. Ned Lamont opted against suspending non-compliant employees.
Gov. Ned Lamont said Monday he believes most state employees will report evidence of vaccination or testing before midnight.
The state has agreed to pay for at least four COVID tests for employees who aren’t vaccinated.
A year after withholding public disclosure of the price of taxpayer-funded purchases, Comptroller Kevin Lembo changed course.
The rate of COVID-19 cases caused by the B.1.1.7 variant could be 20% to 40%, some scientists believe.
Gov. Ned Lamont urged residents to temper their holiday gathering — and shopping — with caution to avoid coronavirus spread.
From Dec. 1 to 15, every nursing home resident will be tested for the virus.
Hayes said her staff and family has been tested and the U.S. House physician has begun contact tracing.
Facing a volley of criticism, the CDC walked back its recommendation that people without symptoms forgo testing for COVID-19.
One outstanding question in the nursing home outbreak is whether workers tested for COVID-19 were properly notified of their results.
Local leaders want the governor to give them the authority to limit the size of public gatherings to 25 people.
Extending the ban on evictions will require Lamont to declare a new public health emergency or seek legislative support.