Connecticut employers have received $1.9 billion from the Paycheck Protection Program so far this year, but will it be enough to keep their doors open? 

“Since the reopening in January, 22,000 Connecticut businesses and entities have received approval for either first draw or second draw PPP loans,” Catherine Marx, Connecticut district director for the Small Business Association, said.

The second round of loans are going to companies that did not receive money last year, as well as those who are going back for a second draw. To qualify though for a second draw, companies had to have fewer than 300 employees and to see a dip in their revenues of 25%.

Read Christine Stuart’s full report at NBC Connecticut