Posted on May 12, 2020 by admin
Friends and Neighbors,
In press release and during his nightly press briefing, Governor Lamont announced Executive Order 7MM which modifies certain zoning rules regarding sidewalks and liquor sales during outdoor dining.
To watch the full video of the governor’s afternoon 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-12
Executive Order No. 7MM enacts the following provisions:
Governor Lamont Announces Connecticut Receives Its Largest Shipment of PPE to Date in the Fight to Combat COVID-19
(HARTFORD, CT) – Governor Ned Lamont today announced that the State of Connecticut received its single largest shipment of personal protective equipment (PPE) in the fight to combat COVID-19. The equipment, which came from suppliers in China, has been delivered over the last couple of days to the state’s commodities warehouse in New Britain. It includes:
The PPE in the process of being sorted and then will be delivered to frontline workers, including first responders, hospital staff, long-term care facility staff, direct care providers, and other people on the front lines.
The state’s supply of PPE has been managed in a coordinated effort by the state’s unified command structure, which includes several state agencies, and its distribution has been handled by the Connecticut National Guard.
As of May 11, the state has delivered 15,186,349 pieces of PPE to those in need, including:
Any entity that would like to partner with the state on the procurement of PPE can fill out this form on the state’s website.
As of 4:00 p.m. tonight – Tuesday, May 12th – the state is reporting a total of 34333 cases of Coronavirus. Updated virus totals and Town-by-Town statistics can be accessed here: https://portal.ct.gov/Coronavirus
The total statewide number of COVID-19 associated fatalities is 3041.
*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).
Latest COVID-19 Testing Data in Connecticut
Updated 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 12, 2020
Total patients who tested positive: 34333
Fairfield County: 13488
Hartford County: 7528
Litchfield County: 1171
Middlesex County: 823
New Haven County: 9430
New London County: 793
Tolland County: 556
Windham County: 281
Pending address validation: 263