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Lamont's 86th Executive Order Suspends Tax Deadlines and Collection Efforts Beyond January 2021 Due Date

Governor Lamont signs 86th executive order to mitigate the spread of COVID-19

Governor Lamont today signed another executive order – the 86th since he enacted the emergency declarations – that builds upon his efforts to encourage mitigation strategies that slow down transmission of the virus. Executive Order No. 9R enacts the following provisions:

  • Suspension and modification of tax deadlines and collection efforts for tax bills that become due and payable on January 1, 2021
  • Suspension of municipal assessor certification program requirement
  • Alcoholic liquor sales by caters

As the State of Connecticut continues taking actions in response to the global spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Governor Ned Lamont provided the following updates as of 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 16, 2020:

Data updates on testing in Connecticut

The following is a summary of the day-to-day newly reported data on cases, deaths, and tests in Connecticut. It is important to note that these newly reported updates include data that occurred over the last several days to a week. All data in this report are preliminary, and data for previous dates will be updated as new reports are received and data errors are corrected.

Overall Summary

Total

Change Since Yesterday

COVID-19 Cases (confirmed and probable)

157,781

+2,319

COVID-19 Tests Reported (molecular and antigen)

3,860,993

+31,277

Daily Test Positivity

--

7.41%

Patients Currently Hospitalized with COVID-19

1,254

-15

COVID-19 Associated Deaths

5,506

+40

County-by-county breakdown of current COVID-19 hospitalizations:

County

Current COVID-19 Hospitalizations

Fairfield County

304

Hartford County

387

Litchfield County

27

Middlesex County

43

New Haven County

399

New London County

79

Tolland County

0

Windham County

15

Total

1,254

For a series of interactive graphs and maps that provide additional data, including metrics related to age, gender, and race/ethnicity, as well as data broken down by every town and city in Connecticut, visit ct.gov/coronavirus and click the link that is labeled, “Data Tracker.”

 

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