There are only a handful of walk-up testing sites in the state, prohibiting those without cars from getting tested.
No surge yet for COVID-19 testing. Governor says it’s coming.
Lamont has stressed that the state must significantly increase testing before his administration can begin reopening schools and non-essential businesses.
As Connecticut hits COVID-19 peak, focus shifts to tracing and testing
Aggressive COVID-19 testing and contact tracing are the keys to easing restrictions on commerce that have left 439,000 residents unemployed.
A town-by-town look at COVID infection and death rates
The number of people hospitalized with COVID-19 declined for the fourth straight day Sunday.
State plans to increase testing capacities as death toll climbs
As Connecticut reported an additional 98 deaths Saturday, Gov. Ned Lamont said the state plans to increase testing capacity.
COVID-19 hospitalizations see largest one-day drop since state began tracking
There are currently 1,877 people hospitalized with the virus, a drop of 70 from yesterday. Another 125 people have died.
Pandemic pressures at Connecticut’s state testing lab
The state testing laboratory in Rocky Hill has become a key weapon in Connecticut’s battle against the coronavirus pandemic.
Lamont says Fairfield County has ‘hit the apex,’ still wants more coronavirus data
Gov. Ned Lamont said the state use rapid testing and data collection to re-open its economy.
NE governors promise to cautiously ease COVID-19 restrictions
The Democratic governors of six northeastern states outlined a regional approach Monday to the careful easing of COVID-19 restrictions.
What to do if you have COVID-19
There are different opinions on the best treatment of COVID-19 patient symptoms while the disease runs its course.
As Connecticut reports third coronavirus death, state delays presidential primary
A second Connecticut resident has died from the coronavirus, and the presidential primary has been moved to June 2.
Trump tells Lamont, other governors, to seek coronavirus medical equipment themselves
‘We will be backing you, but try getting it yourselves,’ Trump told the nation’s governors.
Connecticut’s slow start on COVID-19 tests: Why that’s a problem
The state’s limited testing could hamper its ability to slow the spread of the disease, experts say.
Trump, Lamont win commitments from insurers on coronavirus benefits
Most health insurers in Connecticut say they will fully cover testing and other services related to coronavirus.
Cigna first insurer to say it will pick up the tab for coronavirus testing
Now that private labs will begin testing patients for coronavirus, Connecticut’s insurers are being pressured to pick up the tab.