All of the casino’s slot machines will be turned on and ready for play, and capacity restrictions will gradually be lifted for table games, restaurants, theaters, events and retail shops.
Experts believe that number will climb even higher in the coming days, an unimaginable burden for a health system already under siege with hospitals issuing pleas for oxygen.
The arguments over mandates, and when to allow exceptions, are expected to become more heated as authorities decide what expectations should be for COVID-19 vaccinations once they are approved for young children.
Mohegan Sun vaccination site will accept walk-up patients Sunday, as well as next Saturday and Sunday, May 1 and May 2.
Vaccine to be made available next week for on-site vaccinations at Electric Boat in Groton.
Only 10 recent cases of COVID-19 detected during twice-a-week testing of college's 1,300 students.
Lamont's new order also provides municipalities and regional school boards with additional flexibility in scheduling budget hearings, meetings, and votes to account for logistical challenges posed by the pandemic.
Biden added that while his administration is on schedule to meet his new goal of distributing 200 million doses of the vaccine during his first 100 days, it will still take time for enough Americans to get vaccinated to slow the spread of the virus.
New York, Michigan, Florida, Pennsylvania and New Jersey together reported 44% of the nation's new COVID-19 infections, or nearly 197,500 new cases, in the latest available seven-day period.
Connecticut municipalities are set to receive $2.6 billion through the American Rescue Plan.
Claims bias against vaccines is reflected in Reliance Health's COVID-19 messaging and "enthusiasm."
More than 100,000 residents signed up Thursday, the first day those 16 to 44 years of age were eligible to do so.
Foxwoods Resort Casino’s COVID-19 vaccination site is delivering the most shots of any of Hartford HealthCare’s 22 vaccination sites; 65% of the casino’s employees have gotten at least their first dose of vaccine and 40% have been fully vaccinated.
The comments came as the team tasked with probing the origins of the coronavirus pandemic issued a report on its roughly month-long visit to the central Chinese city.
The news is a further blow to the vaccine, which is critical to Europe’s immunization campaign and a linchpin in the global strategy to get shots to poorer countries.
State police responded to a complaint about a loud party late Saturday near the main campus in Storrs and estimated that more than 100 people were inside the house, troopers said.
Lamont’s special authority is scheduled to expire April 20, but the state House of Representatives is scheduled to vote Thursday on an extension into mid-May.
The move drew criticism from people who said many high-risk residents were being denied vaccinations and prompted the attorney general's investigation.
In response, AstraZeneca said that it is working on more up-to-date information and that the more recent findings are consistent with its initial announcement that the vaccine offered strong protection. It promised an update within 48 hours.
Harris will appear in New Haven on Friday with Reps. Rosa DeLauro and Jahana Hayes. They are expected to visit a local child care center.
The Biden administration revealed the outlines of a plan to “loan” a limited number of vaccines to Canada and Mexico as the president announced the U.S. is on the cusp of meeting his 100-day injection goal “way ahead of schedule.”
France, Italy and Germany promptly announced they will start using the vaccine again on Friday. Spain, Portugal and the Netherlands said they will do so next week, though Spain said it might exclude certain groups to minimize any danger.
Health care leaders reflect on what a year of pandemic has taught them.
Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said in a statement marking one year since the U.N. World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a pandemic that “the global vaccination campaign represents the greatest moral test of our times.”
The aid plan, approved by Congress in close party-line votes and signed by President Joe Biden on Thursday, includes $195 billion for states, plus separate funds for local governments and schools.
Speaking in the White House East Room, President Joe Biden began his 24-minute address by honoring the “collective suffering” of Americans over the past year and then offered them a vision for a return to a modicum of normalcy this summer.