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The Lost Year

A year later, pandemic deaths leave an unfillable void

Connecticut reported its first case of COVID-19 on March 8, 2020. In the year since, we've lost grandparents, mothers, fathers, siblings and friends.

GALLERIES: The Lost Year

COVID-19's learning curve: 'It's been a long road'

Health care leaders reflect on what a year of pandemic has taught them.

Post-pandemic, what will our new normal look like?

What will life be like after the pandemic? And how has the past year changed us forever? We asked some experts about their best guesses for what our post-pandemic society will look like.

Local farmers prepare for second pandemic growing season

As Connecticut marks one year since the arrival of the coronavirus pandemic, The Day followed up with some of the farmers who spoke with reporters last year at the start of the regional shutdown to reflect on 2020 and look ahead to 2021.

COVID-19 highlights food insecurity in the region

Food insecurity has risen significantly since the coronavirus pandemic struck a year ago and groups have banded together to reach people in need.

The Lost Year VIDEOS


A year like no other has changed us

At times the isolation has been terrible. Families unable to visit parents and grandparents in nursing homes. Traditions set aside or conducted virtually. No hugs, no handshakes allowed.