Posted on May 16, 2020 by admin
Friends and Neighbors,
State partners with UnitedHealth Group, United Way 211, and DoorDash to pilot a free meal delivery service for higher risk populations
The State of Connecticut is partnering with UnitedHealth Group, United Way 211, and DoorDash to pilot a free meal delivery service for higher risk populations, which is beginning in the Greater Hartford area. Individuals, many of whom are homebound seniors located in Hartford, Bloomfield, Wethersfield, and surrounding areas, were identified by the Connecticut Department of Social Services, the Connecticut Association of Resident Service Coordinators, and municipal social services. Each meal is being prepared and donated by UnitedHealth Group, and the delivery is being provided through a partnership between United Way 211 and DoorDash. The pilot is anticipated to run through June 5.
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-16
As of 4:00 p.m. tonight – Saturday, May 16th – the state is reporting a total of 36703 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 3339.
*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 Saturday, May 16, 2020
Total patients who tested positive: 36703
Fairfield County: 14140
Hartford County: 8299
Litchfield County: 1234
Middlesex County: 898
New Haven County: 10075
New London County: 860
Tolland County: 636
Windham County: 304
Pending address validation: 257