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Update: May 27 8:00 p.m. – State Response to Coronavirus

Posted on May 27, 2020 by admin


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Friends and Neighbors,

In press releases and during his nightly press briefing, Governor Lamont announced Executive Order 7SS which permits the creation of a temporary nurse position to help health care providers battle the virus.

To watch a video of his press conference, please click here:

More information and the governor’s full press release can be read here: https://portal.ct.gov/Office-of-the-Governor/News/Press-Releases/2020/05-2020/Governor-Lamont-Coronavirus-Update-May-27

Executive Order No. 7SS enacts the following provisions:

  • Permits the creation of a temporary nurse aide position to assist health care providers managing the COVID-19 pandemic and other health-related services during the pandemic.

**Download: Governor Lamont’s Executive Order No. 7SS

Judicial branch announces resumption of partial operations at courthouses in Middletown, Rockville, and Litchfield

Chief Court Administrator Patrick L. Carroll III today announced that the Connecticut Judicial Branch will resume partial operations in three courthouses starting Monday, June 8, including the Middlesex Judicial District Courthouse in Middletown, Rockville’s Geographical Area No. 19 Courthouse, and the Litchfield Judicial District Courthouse in Torrington.

Ten courts have remained open through the pandemic: the Supreme and Appellate Courts, the Judicial District courthouses in Bridgeport, New Britain, New Haven, New London and the Geographical Area Courthouses in Hartford (No. 14) and Waterbury (No. 4); and the juvenile courts in Hartford and Bridgeport. Beyond these locations and the three courthouses resuming partial operations effective June 8, all other courts will remain closed until further notice.

For more information, read the press release issued today by the Connecticut Judicial Branch.

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As of 5:30 p.m. – Wednesday, May 27th – the state is reporting a total of 41288 cases of Coronavirus. Updated virus totals and Town-by-Town statistics can be accessed here: https://portal.ct.gov/Coronavirus

*The staff at the Department of Public Health have removed 356 cases and 808 tests in the past 24 hours, which were identified as duplicates in the system, affecting both test and overall case numbers. Since yesterday, there have been 341 new positive cases, and 5,215 new tests were reported.

The total statewide number of COVID-19 associated fatalities is 3803.

*For public health surveillance, COVID-19-associated deaths include persons who tested positive for COVID-19 around the time of death (confirmed) and persons whose death certificate lists COVID-19 disease as a cause of death or a significant condition contributing to death (probable).

*The staff at the Department of Public Health have removed 356 cases and 808 tests in the past 24 hours, which were identified as duplicates in the system, affecting both test and overall case numbers. Since yesterday, there have been 341 new positive cases, and 5,215 new tests were reported.

Latest COVID-19 Testing Data in Connecticut

Updated 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Total patients who tested positive: 41288

Fairfield County: 15314

Hartford County: 9962

Litchfield County: 1360

Middlesex County: 1061

New Haven County: 11124

New London County: 1053

Tolland County: 815

Windham County: 371

Pending address validation: 228