The Commercial Record’s coverage of the coronavirus outbreak’s impact on the state’s real estate and finance industries, and the local economy.
Vaccine providers across Connecticut were busy rescheduling appointments Tuesday for the one-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine.
About 100,000 appointments for COVID-19 vaccinations were expected to be made on Thursday, the first day that anyone 16 years and older was allowed in Connecticut to sign up to get a shot.
The U.S. Small Business Administration will more than triple the maximum amount that small businesses and nonprofit organizations can borrow through the COVID-19 Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) program. The loan limit will increase from $150,000 to $500,000 starting the week of April 6, and the time frame for economic injury will increase from six months to 24 months.
Yale epidemiologist Dr. Albert Ko, a top pandemic advisor to Gov. Ned Lamont, said Thursday he’s concerned about the different variants that have been detected in Connecticut, but he’s not opposing the state’s plans to eliminate capacity limits.
Connecticut plans to speed up the next age-based phase of its COVID-19 vaccination rollout, allowing everyone age 16 and older to begin making their appointments for a shot on April 5.
Gov. Ned Lamont said he believes Connecticut can meet President Joe Biden’s challenge to make all adults eligible for COVID-19 vaccines by May 1.
A Long Island real estate investment firm has made its first Connecticut acquisition with a 340-unit apartment complex in Trumbull.
A major change to Connecticut’s vaccination schedule was announced Monday, with the state continuing with a mostly age-based system to make the rollout less complicated after seeing the challenges other states have faced in vaccinating essential workers and people with underlying health conditions.
Connecticut is partnering with a Hartford-based nonprofit organization, which advocates for health equity across the state, to reach out to more than 10,000 minority residents over the next three months and dispel myths about the COVID-19 vaccine.
Gov. Ned Lamont said Tuesday his administration is considering further easing of COVID restrictions and expanding the capacity of private, social, and recreational events at commercial venues.