Data as of May 26:
- Bridgeport cases: 3401
- Bridgeport case rate: 2347/100,000, or one out of every 43 people in Bridgeport.
- Bridgeport deaths: 144
- Connecticut cases: 42,979
- Connecticut deaths: 3972
Lowest number of deaths we’ve seen in months. More tests, rates coming down. Free testing is available in various places. We are not at capacity.
We acknowledge the Floyd George tragedy. If you are not touched by what happened to Mr. George, you are not human. No arrests, no looting, that’s the Connecticut way. We’re holding the peace.
FEMA approves funding for crisis counseling in Connecticut
Governor Lamont today announced that the State of Connecticut has received approval from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to provide crisis counseling to those who have been impacted by COVID-19. This program will be administered by the Connecticut Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services in cooperation with the Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection. Full details at June 2 update, link below.
Additional emergency SNAP benefits being delivered June 18 to more than 108,000 households in Connecticut
The Connecticut Department of Social Services today announced that it will provide $16.3 million in emergency Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits to nearly half of Connecticut’s SNAP participants on Friday, June 12, 2020. Full details at June 2 update, link below.
Governor’s 49th executive order to mitigate the spread of COVID-19
Child care facilities may now provide care for up to fifty (50) children without obtaining approval from the Commissioner of Early Childhood. Any facility caring for more than fifty (50) children in one facility must obtain approval from the Commissioner of Early Childhood and demonstrate sufficient separation of groups of children within the facility.
Governor Lamont Announces Launch of Statewide COVID-19 Seroprevalence Project to Track Pandemic Infection Data in Connecticut
(HARTFORD, CT) – Governor Ned Lamont today announced that the State of Connecticut is partnering in a first-of-its-kind, statewide project to quantify the spread of COVID-19 within the state by conducting a seroprevalence study of 1,400 randomized, representative Connecticut residents.
Project Will Be Led by Yale University in Collaboration with Gallup, Quest Diagnostics, and The Jackson Laboratory.
For the full details, visit the June 2 Press Release on the matter.
“COVID-19 may have changed the way we do things in Connecticut, but it cannot change who we are as a people. Together we will meet this challenge. And together we will navigate the path forward.” See the State’s Connecticut COVID-19 Response page, the gateway to all of the state’s COVID-19 resources.
Bridgeport Coronavirus informations here.
City of Bridgeport has a YouTube information Channel.