Four of the students are living on campus this semester, while the other three are commuting to classes.
Broad testing of nursing home staff is considered crucial in stopping COVID. But who will pay for it?
State funding for nursing home staff testing is set to end in August. But officials want the testing to continue.
Connecticut says some nursing homes can stop testing residents for COVID-19
The governor issued an executive order in June allowing nursing homes to pause testing if they are COVID-free for at least two weeks.
One patient falsely classified by CT as COVID-19 positive later died
Health officials did not provide a cause of death, but said it happened after the false positive test result.
Connecticut refuses to disclose how much it pays for each coronavirus test
The state has redacted contracts because vendors say their prices for $50 million in taxpayer-funded tests shouldn’t be publicly disclosed.
Lamont backs GOP plan for $450 back-to-work incentive
Gov. Ned Lamont favors the Republican plan over an extension of a federal program that provides $600-a-week in added unemployment.
Nearly 14,000 more COVID-19 tests reported as hospitalizations continue to decline
The governor’s office said 233 patients are hospitalized in Connecticut with COVID-19 — 11 fewer than Friday.
Unemployment claims remain at historic high, but trending positive
The state has received 582,000 unemployment applications since the pandemic began.
New study will attempt to determine how widespread COVID-19 is in Connecticut
Blood samples will be taken randomly from 1,400 people to discover how many have antibodies to the coronavirus.
As Connecticut nursing home deaths mounted, months passed without broad testing
Advocates, lawmakers, and other officials have questioned why the state didn’t implement broad testing in nursing homes earlier.
Lamont says state is meeting metrics for May 20 reopening
The state has performed just under 45,000 COVID-19 tests in the past week. The goal was 42,000 tests per week.
Connecticut sees a one-day surge in coronavirus testing
The state reported 9,000 more tests on Saturday, a one-day jump that outstrips other daily increases this month.
Lawmakers concerned about reopening next week, but Lamont pushes forward
State officials reported an additional 6,600 tests Thursday, but said testing capacity still outpaces demand. Another 94 people have died.
Widespread testing has begun at nursing homes. So far, staff are excluded
Expanded testing is underway at nursing homes. But operators say they have not received enough materials to test staff.
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.