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Coronavirus Cases in Conn. Top 45,000; Hospitalizations Continue Declining

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There are now more than 45,000 cases of coronavirus in Connecticut and hospitalizations are continuing to decline.

In Connecticut, there are 45,088 cases of coronavirus, including an increase of 94 cases since yesterday.

Conn. Dept. of Public Health

There are 205 patients currently hospitalized with COVID-19, which is a decrease of 28 since yesterday, according to new numbers released by the state on Sunday.

Conn. Dept. of Public Health

Here's a look at the cases by county:

Conn. Dept. of Public Health

In total, 347,190 people have been tested for coronavirus in Connecticut, including an additional 4,852 people since yesterday.

The death toll now stands at 4,201, including an additional 15 since yesterday.

Gov. Lamont Releases Rules Businesses Will Have to Follow When Reopening for Phase 2 This Week

Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont has released details about the rules that businesses that plan to reopen during Phase 2 will have to follow.

The information includes specific rules that eligible businesses that fall under Phase 2 must follow during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Phase 2 reopening is set for Wednesday, June 17.

Businesses that are allowed to reopen in Phase 2 include:

  • Amusement parks
  • Hotels
  • Indoor dining
  • Indoor museums, zoos and aquariums
  • Indoor recreation including bowling, movie theaters, etc.
  • Libraries
  • Outdoor events
  • Personal services including nail salons, tattoo parlors, etc.
  • Sports and fitness facilities including gyms, fitness centers, pools, etc.

The rules include detailed information about physical distancing, facility capacity, hygiene, sanitizing, signage, personal protective equipment, scheduling, training and more, Lamont said.

To read specifics about the rules and guidelines for each sector, click here.

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