Data as of May 26:
- Bridgeport cases: 3270
- Bridgeport case rate: 2257/100,000, or one out of every 44 people in Bridgeport.
- Bridgeport deaths: 143
- Connecticut cases: 41,303
- Connecticut deaths: 3769
Governor Lamont Directs Flags to Half-Staff in Honor of Connecticut State Police Trooper First Class Eugene Kenneth Baron, Jr.
(HARTFORD, CT) – Governor Ned Lamont today announced that he is directing U.S. and state flags in Connecticut to be lowered to half-staff as a mark of solemn respect for Connecticut State Police Trooper First Class Eugene Kenneth Baron, Jr, who passed away on Monday, May 25, 2020, following a courageous battle with cancer as a result of his response and service in support of New York City in the aftermath of the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001. His passing is classified as a line of duty death.
For the complete story, visit the May 26 Press Release.
Governor Releases Reopen Connecticut Report
Governor Lamont Signs Executive Order Allowing All Eligible Connecticut Residents to Vote Absentee in August 11 Primary Elections
(HARTFORD, CT) – Governor Ned Lamont today announced that because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, he has signed an executive order allowing all registered voters in Connecticut to vote absentee in the August 11, 2020 primary elections.
Secretary of the State Denise Merrill will mail every registered voter in the state an application they will need to fill out and return in order to obtain an absentee ballot.
Governor Lamont Reminds Connecticut Residents of June 1 Deadline to Apply for Home Heating Assistance
Families and Individuals Seeking Assistance Should Visit www.ct.gov/staywarm or Call 2-1-1 for Guidance
(HARTFORD, CT) – Governor Ned Lamont is reminding Connecticut residents who need help paying last winter’s home heating bills that there is still time to apply to the Connecticut Energy Assistance Program (CEAP). An extended application deadline of Monday, June 1, 2020, gives eligible families and individuals – including those impacted by the COVID-19 public health emergency – more time to apply for this vital assistance.
“Even though we are well into spring, we want to remind everyone that there’s still time to apply for assistance to pay for your home heating bills for the last winter season,” Governor Lamont said. “I want to thank the Department of Social Services and the dedicated staff of Connecticut’s community action agencies and partners for their work on behalf of so many children, families, older and other adults who need assistance.”
For the complete story, visit the May 22 Press Release
Bridgeport Coronavirus information is here.
City of Bridgeport has a YouTube information Channel.
Mayor Ganim Requires the Use of Face Masks or other Facial Covers in The City of Bridgeport: Masks Must Be Worn In Public Places In An Effort To Slow The Spread Of Covid-19. Full details here.