Gov. Ned Lamont was joined today by U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, Hartford Mayor Luke Bronin, State Rep. Brandon McGee, and Hartford City Council President Maly D. Rosado to announce the launch of a mobile COVID-19 testing program by Trinity Health of New England and Charter Oak Health Center.

Here’s our news story on the briefing: Testing Encouraged

Before this new testing program was announced, a number of hospitals and healthcare providers around Connecticut had already been offering COVID-19 testing without a doctor’s order. Check 211 for the list here.

Here’s the question and answer portion of Thursday’s briefing:

Here’s the link to our page with the IHME chart, which is updated daily. (You will need to selected “Connecticut” from the pulldown.)

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