Coronavirus In CT: School Closing List, 6 Positive Tests
A top state health official said more people are expected to test positive for the coronavirus in Connecticut as more people are tested.
CONNECTICUT — As of Thursday evening, Connecticut has seen six positive cases - five Connecticut residents - of the new coronavirus and two New York residents who work at three Connecticut-based hospitals have also tested positive for the coronavirus, known as COVID-19. Another New York resident tested positive at Greenwich Hospital on Thursday and that represents Connecticut's sixth test.
In summary, five Connecticut residents have tested positive for the coronavirus. (Coronavirus In CT: 6 Confirmed Positive Tests, State To Waive 180-Day Requirement For Schools)
Greenwich Hospital confirmed Thursday that they have a patient who tested positive. (Coronavirus: Hospital Patient Tests Positive For Virus).
Connecticut had its first case involving a child. (1st Coronavirus Case Involving A Child: Over 300 Asked To Self-Monitor For 2 Weeks)
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Dozens of local schools all across Connecticut have announced school closings and or plans to implement distance learning programs. More are expected to be announced in the coming days. Here is the latest updated list. (Coronavirus School Closings In CT: List).
Most St. Patrick's Day parades and events have been cancelled. See the full list below.
Gov. Ned Lamont has issued an emergency declaration. Here is an explainer piece on what that actually means. (Coronavirus CT: What Does The Governor's State Of Emergency Mean?).
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Here are all of the major stories concerning Connecticut and the coronavirus updated as of Thursday:
The governor's school waiver clears the way for schools to close for as long as necessary. Meanwhile, a child from Connecticut has the virus.>>>Read More.
All Wilcoxson school students and staff are being asked to remain 五福彩票6688下载 and monitor their health after a student was diagnosed with COVID-19.>>>Read More.
Here are the schools and colleges that announced closings and or moving to online classes because of the new coronavirus.>>>Read More.
This is the fourth confirmed case in Connecticut.>>>Read More.
Anyone considered to be a close contact of the person diagnosed with the virus will be notified by health officials.>>>Read more.
A patient cared for in the hospital emergency department has tested positive for the new Coronavirus, hospital officials said Thursday.>>>Read More.
Epidemiologist says in a week there will be more cases announced. He said if you have cough, fever, and trouble breathing, 'assume you have it.'>>>Read More.
Gov. Ned Lamont, and every credible health source, local to federal, says stay 五福彩票6688下载 from work when you're ill. Small businesses are worried.>>>Read More.
World Health Organization says CVOID-19 is now pandemic. Tuesday, Gov. Ned Lamont declared a public health emergency. What does that mean?>>>Read More.
A man who has coronavirus attended a party on March 5 and may have infected over a dozen people. He has left the United States.>>>Read More.
Four students have placed themselves into isolation after attending a large conference at which several people have confirmed coronavirus.>>>Read More.
Several big box retailers have sent out Coronavirus advisories to Connecticut customers.>>>Read More.
Several hundred high school students protested a decision by the Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference to cancel remaining winter sport tournaments.>>>Read More.
Officials hope to know by Wednesday whether an Elementary School student has the new coronavirus.>>>Read More.
Urgent Care visits to both locations are suspended after a provider who practices at a Westmed office in NY tested positive for Coronavirus.>>>Read More.
St. Patrick's Day parades that have been cancelled thus far:
- Milford's 五福彩票6688下载 St. Patrick's Day Parade Cancelled
- Danbury Parade Canceled, Events Postponed In Wake Of Coronavirus
- Hartford St. Patrick's Day Parade Canceled Due To Virus Concerns
- New Haven St. Patrick's Day Parade Postponed
- Norwalk Coronavirus: 五福彩票6688下载 St. Patrick's Day Parade Canceled
- New London St. Patrick's Day Parade Canceled Due To Virus Concern
- West Haven St. Patrick's Day Celebration Postponed
- Bridgeport St. Patrick's Day Parade Cancelled
- Mystic Irish Parade Postponed
Major stories since the first positive coronavirus case in Connecticut:
- Coronavirus In CT: Emergency Declared, Some Schools To Close
- Connecticut Hospital Doctor Contracted Coronavirus In New York
- CT Hospital Worker From New York State Positive For Coronavirus
- Coronavirus In CT: 2nd Case Confirmed
- Coronavirus CT: Schools Need To Plan For Possible Closures
- Coronavirus CT: Lamont Gives Update, Limits State Employee Travel
- 1st CT Resident Tests Positive For Coronavirus, Gov. Lamont Says