When the governor’s communications director tested positive for COVID-19 last week, it forced the governor, Connecticut’s two U.S. senators, and senior members of the administration into home confinement.

“In our office, we have taken all the necessary protocols,” Paul Mounds, Gov. Lamont’s chief of staff, said. “Everyone wears a mask in the office. There’s hand sanitizer everywhere in the office. We do wipe downs after meetings if there are meetings or such. We’ve spaced out chairs.”

Max Reiss, Lamont’s communications director, tested positive for COVID-19 last Friday hours after joining the governor and the two U.S. senators at an indoor press conference in West Haven.

Read Christine Stuart’s full report at NBC Connecticut