The following is a summary of the day-to-day newly reported data on cases, deaths, and tests in Connecticut as of 4 p.m. on Friday, October 2, 2020.
The Connecticut Department of Public Health today released a document providing guidance to the state’s residents in order to ensure that traditional Halloween activities can be celebrated while being done in a safe and healthy manner amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
The Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) today announced that the agency is extending deadlines again for several expiring credentials. The change impacts credentials that expired between March 10, 2020 through November 30, 2020.
Following a newly issued directive from the federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), Connecticut Department of Public Health Acting Commissioner Dr. Deidre Gifford has signed an order rescinding previously issued orders limiting visitation at long-term care facilities, including nursing homes, that were issued to protect the health of nursing home residents in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Connecticut will move into Phase 3 of its reopening plan on Thursday, October 8, 2020. The phase includes easing several restrictions put into place on businesses and gatherings, while continuing state efforts to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.
The Connecticut Department of Public Health today released comprehensive guidance and recommendations for organized sports, including youth and adult club and private league play. The guidance is intended to guide local health departments, municipalities, and league organizers in assessing the risk of play, and will be revisited later in the fall or early winter as the COVID-19 pandemic progresses.
The Connecticut Department of Public Health is announcing today the state of influenza vaccination clinics in Connecticut for the coming flu season and is encouraging people in the state to get vaccinated for the flu as soon as possible.