Coronavirus in Connecticut

On February 11, 2020 the World Health Organization announced an official name for the disease that is causing the 2019 novel coronavirus outbreak, first identified in Wuhan China. The new name of this disease is coronavirus disease 2019, abbreviated as COVID-19. In COVID-19, ‘CO’ stands for ‘corona,’ ‘VI’ for ‘virus,’ and ‘D’ for disease. Formerly, this disease was referred to as “2019 novel coronavirus” or “2019-nCoV”. There are many types of human coronaviruses including some that commonly cause mild upper-respiratory tract illnesses. COVID-19 is a new disease, caused be a novel (or new) coronavirus that has not previously been seen in humans. The name of this disease was selected following the World Health Organization (WHO) best practice for naming of new human infectious diseases.

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Not Wearing a Mask Could Cost You $100 in Connecticut
Governor Lamont has issued an emergency executive order to crack down on non-mask wearers and large gatherings.
The order will likely go into effect this Thursday at midnight, according to the Hartford Courant. If you violate the mask mandate, you could end up forking over $100...

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