The Commercial Record’s coverage of the coronavirus outbreak’s impact on the state’s real estate and finance industries, and the local economy.
Eight more communities, many in southeastern Connecticut, were identified Thursday by state public health authorities as “red alert towns” after their daily rates of new COVID-19 infections surpassed 15 per 100,000 people since last week.
The state of Connecticut is making $50 million in federal coronavirus relief funds available to small businesses that have been impacted financially by the coronavirus pandemic, providing one-time grants of $5,000 to 10,000 employers.
Connecticut’s coronavirus infection rate has climbed to its highest level since June, Gov. Ned Lamont said Tuesday, urging residents to be disciplined “a little bit longer.”
A relief bill is seen as necessary to stabilize individual Americans and avoid large cuts in state budgets and services like public transit or health services, and to fund eviction-preventing rental aid programs.
Nearly a dozen of Connecticut’s 169 cities and towns were listed Thursday as “high alert” communities for COVID-19 infections. All but two are located in the southeastern part of the state.
Pfizer Inc. cannot request emergency authorization of its COVID-19 vaccine before the third week of November – and that’s if everything goes well, the company’s CEO announced Friday.
Connecticut’s third reopening phase is set to begin Thursday, a milestone during the coronavirus pandemic that is getting a lukewarm reception from some business owners and arts aficionados.
Connecticut’s third reopening phase is set to begin today, a milestone during the coronavirus pandemic that is getting a lukewarm reception from some business owners and arts aficionados.
Add last-minute holiday shopping to the list of time-honored traditions being upended by the coronavirus pandemic.
The pandemic has shifted the challenges facing community banks, as business conditions have become bankers’ top concern, according to the Conference of State Bank Supervisors annual national survey.