The Connecticut Department of Public Health today released its weekly COVID-19 Alert Map, which indicates that 19 cities and towns in Connecticut are in the red zone.
As the State of Connecticut continues taking actions in response to the global spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Governor Ned Lamont provided the following updates as of 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 21, 2020:
Data updates on testing in Connecticut
State Representative Gary Turco (D – Newington) is pleased to announce the state has created the CT CARES Small Business Grant Program to help small businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Eligible businesses and nonprofits can receive a one-time $5,000 grant for payroll, rent/mortgage, utilities, inventory, purchase of equipment and more. Funds will be distributed to approved applicants by the end of the year.
The regional travel advisory between Connecticut, New Jersey, and New York that directs incoming travelers from states with a significant community spread of COVID-19 to self-quarantine for a 14-day period was updated today: Arizona and Maryland have been added to the list of impacted locations that meet the metrics to qualify.