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Conn. Sees Lowest Increase in COVID-19 Deaths Overnight

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Connecticut saw its smallest coronavirus death increase overnight and hospitalizations continue to decrease.

The state saw an increase of three deaths, bringing the death toll to 4,204.

There are currently 203 people hospitalized with COVID-19 in Connecticut. 205 hospitalizations were reported on Sunday.

A total of 45,235 people have tested positive for coronavirus, with an additional 147 overnight.

In total, at least 354,445 people have been tested for coronavirus in Connecticut, including an additional 7,255 people since Sunday.

Phase 2 of Reopening Set for This Week

Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont 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.

"We're ready to do our next phase of the reopening on Wednesday," Lamont said.

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

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