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MidState Medical Center in Meriden, Connecticut, Fri., May 8, 2020.  (Dave Zajac/Record-Journal via AP)

State coronavirus deaths top 3,000; summer camps to open

May. 11, 2020 6:35 PM EDT

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut's COVID-19 death toll surpassed 3,000 on Monday, even as state officials announced plans to open day camps this summer. Officials reported 41 additional deaths, bringing the total to 3,008. “Shame on us for underestimating, perhaps, what could happen,” Gov....

Secretaries Dael Szypulski, top, and Catherine Vega, bottom right, decorated their office window with a

Reopening plans call for mass testing of college students

May. 6, 2020 6:56 PM EDT

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut's colleges and universities may open at their discretion, in a phased-in way between May 20 and September 1, with mass COVID-19 testing of students living on residential campuses, under a package of recommendations submitted Wednesday to Gov. Ned Lamont. The plan,...