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Get all the latest community, local and national news and current events on COVID-19.

WHO reports 90% drop in world COVID-19 deaths since February

Tuberculosis Cases Rise for the First Time in Years Party Due to COVID-19

CT COVID-19 Hospitalizations Climb Slightly, School Cases Down

Govenor Lamont Received Omicron Bivalent COVID-19 Booster and Flu Shot, Encourages Connecticut Residents To Get the Added Protection as Winter Approaches

CDC drops COVID-19 travel notices for individual countries

COVID boosters readily available in CT – why aren’t more people getting them?

Expect an uptick in COVID-19 and flu cases, Connecticut’s public health expert warns

Why COVID cases are not rising dramatically despite schools being open

WHO says ‘the end is in sight’ for the Covid pandemic as global deaths hit lowest since March 2020

Getting sick from Covid knocked 500,000 workers out of the labor force, a new study says. It shows why labor shortages are still going strong.

Who should get the updated coronavirus booster now-and who should wait?

New COVID-19 Vaccine Boosters Target Omicron: What to Know in CT

The government will no longer be sending free COVID-19 tests to Americans

Pfizer asks FDA to authorize updated booster shot

New COVID-19 Booster Shots Could Roll Out in Weeks

C.D.C. Eases Covid Guidelines, Noting Virus Is ‘Here to Stay’

Tracking Coronavirus in Connecticut: Latest Map and Case Count

Biden’s Covid case highlights confusing CDC guidance on ending isolation 

Reformulated COVID vaccine boosters may be available earlier than expected

Some cities are discussing returns to indoor masking. Here’s what you need to know.

Should you get your booster now or wait until the fall? An expert weighs in

The ‘worst variant’ is here

Is COVID-19 surging again? Our expert explains how to prepare

As BA.5 becomes dominant among new U.S. cases, reduced state reporting is blurring the real-time look at the virus

Beloved ‘Sesame Street’ Star Elmo Gets COVID-19 Vaccine in PSA

Top NY Doctor: New COVID Wave is Starting, With the ‘Worst Version of Omicron’

Summer starts in Europe with new Covid wave

CDC Recommends COVID-19 Vaccines for Young Children

Fauci tests positive for virus, has mild symptoms

US will end Covid-19 testing requirement for air travelers entering the country

Moderna says new trial results show that a revised vaccine works better against Omicron

Connecticut’s Seven-Day Rolling Covid-19 Positivity Rate Drops Below 10%

If cleared, Covid shots for children under 5 could be available as soon as June 21

Connecticut’s new family and medical leave program does not cover COVID-related claims

The real COVID surge is (much) bigger than it looks. But don’t panic.

Connecticut’s COVID-19 map: What do the trends mean for you?

CT’s Covid Perceptions Differ from Reality

The federal government is offering another round of free COVID tests

Biden to order federal flags to fly at half-staff as the U.S. Covid toll nears one million

Why tracking Connecticut’s COVID numbers is more confusing than ever

CDC Lists All 8 CT Counties in Medium or High on COVID Level Map

Greenwich schools report another 55 cases as COVID-19 persists, with 162 cases since spring break

Stamford Mayor Caroline Simmons tests positive for COVID-19

State Urges School Official to Plan for Increase in Covid-19 Cases

What makes Connecticut’s current Covid-19 uptick different? No mandates

Mask confusion mounts as COVID-19 cases rise

Tracking COVID data: Vaccinations, hospitalizations & your town’s infection rate

Governor Lamont Quarantining After Testing Positive for COVID-19

40+ COVID ‘Test To Treat’ Centers to Open in CT: Here’s Where

Nuvance Health Updated Visitation Policy Effective April 5, 2022

New Canaan Back in ‘Red Zone’ Amid Uptick in COVID Cases

Public Health Commissioner Dr. Manisha Juthani Issues Statement Regarding Second COVID-19 Booster Dose

FDA Authorizes Second Booster Does of Two COVID-19 Vaccines for Older and Immunocompromised Individuals

NYC mayor allows unvaccinated athletes to play home games

CDC: BA.2 subvariant more than half of Covid-19 cases in New England

After slow start, omicron subvariant may be rising in Connecticut

Know Your COVID-19 Community Level

Governor Lamont Provides Update on Connecticut’s Coronavirus Response Efforts

Mayor Rilling to Lift Mask Mandate in Norwalk as of Thursday, February 24th

Metro-North returning over 30 trains on New Haven line to get near pre-pandemic service levels 

Governor Lamont Provides Update on Connecticut’s Coronavirus Response Efforts

As Connecticut’s COVID-19 Numbers Improve, What’s Next?

New Canaan COVID cases cut in half, schools down two-thirds

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: FDA Shortens Interval for Booster Dose of Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine to Five Months

CT COVID-19 Positivity Rate Nears 24 Percent, Hospitalizations Up

Lamont: Connecticut COVID positivity reaches ‘staggering’ 9%

How to put Connecticut’s new digital COVID vaccine card on your phone

As CT’s COVID Infections Rise, New Pfizer Pill Shows Promise

Some restaurants concerned new vaccine app will lead to vaccine mandate

Effectiveness of Pfizer’s Covid pill confirmed in further analysis, company says

New Canaan Coronavirus Rate Rising

3 Things to Know About the Omicron Variant

CT Coronavirus: High-Infection ‘Red Zone’ Towns Now Number 135

Connecticut labs step up surveillance amid new COVID-19 variant omicron

FDA advisers endorse Merck’s COVID pill, pending a better option

All vaccinated adults should get a Covid-19 booster shot because of the Omicron variant, CDC says

Governor Lamont Statement on New COVID Variant Omicron

CT remains among the safest states during the pandemic

Official: More than 90% of fed workers got shots by deadline

New Canaan Coronavirus Rate Rising

COVID Updates: State’s positivity rate is at 3.27%

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: FDA Expands Eligibility for COVID-19 Vaccine Boosters

Lamont Urges CT Residents To Get COVID-19 Booster Shot ASAP

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: FDA Updates Test Policies to Help to Ensure Accuracy and Reliability of Tests and Increase Access to At-Home Tests

CVS Offering Coronavirus Antibody Tests

Proof Of Covid-19 Vaccination Tests Should Only Be Temporary Travel Requirements

Is It Safe For Allergy Sufferers To Get Covid Vaccine? Doctors Say Yes. 

Norwalk Health Department Will Start Clearing Vaccine Waitlist Weekly

Does Someone in Your Home Have COVID-19? Here’s What to Do 

COVID-19 Update–May 10, 2021: CT Plans Vaccine Rollout for Kids Age 12-15 to Begin This Week