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Lamont Signs 60th Executive Order, Mortgage Relief, COVID Data, and More

Governor Lamont signs 60th executive order to mitigate the spread of COVID-19

Governor Lamont today signed another executive order – the 60th 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. 7GGG enacts the following provisions:

  • Authorization for temporary rental housing program: Authorizes the creation of a rental housing assistance program Governor Lamont announced late last month.
  • Temporary mortgage relief program: Authorizes the creation of a mortgage assistance program Governor Lamont announced late last month.
  • Online continuing education for plumbers and electricians: Extends until December 31, 2020 the deadline for electricians and plumbers to complete continuing education requirements and permits electricians and plumbers to renew their licenses within existing deadlines notwithstanding their failure to complete continuing education requirements prior to December 31, 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

Statewide Total
(includes confirmed and probable cases)

Change Since Friday

COVID-19 Cases

47,510

+223

COVID-19-Associated Deaths

4,371

+23

Patients Currently Hospitalized with COVID-19

74

-3

COVID-19 PCR Tests Reported

587,331

+31,101

County-by-county breakdown:

County

COVID-19 Cases

COVID-19 Deaths

COVID-19 Hospitalizations

Confirmed

Probable

Confirmed

Probable

Fairfield County

16,309

645

1,075

310

23

Hartford County

11,268

681

1,074

317

18

Litchfield County

1,448

64

118

21

1

Middlesex County

1,281

59

149

38

5

New Haven County

12,221

391

936

151

23

New London County

1,269

59

75

26

4

Tolland County

865

70

50

15

0

Windham County

629

7

13

1

0

Pending address validation

233

11

2

0

0

Total

45,523

1,987

3,492

879

74

For several additional graphs and tables containing more data, including a list of cases in every municipality, visit ct.gov/coronavirus and click the link that is labeled, “COVID-19 Data Tracker.”

 

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