Lamont relaxes COVID-19 restrictions as case rates stabilize

MONROE, CT — Monroe’s rate of new COVID-19 cases stabilized as Gov. Ned Lamont loosens restrictions in Connecticut.

Though masks and social distancing restrictions remain in place, First Selectman Ken Kellogg said Lamont announced a significant relaxation of  restrictions, which will take effect on March 19.

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COVID’s spread moves Monroe to red alert status, claims 2 more lives

Editor’s Note: The governor recently corrected his report to say 68 Connecticut town are now red, not 42.

MONROE, CT — First Selectman Ken Kellogg issued a CodeRed message to residents Thursday, saying the town now averages 3.5 new COVID cases per day, moving it into the Connecticut Department of Public Health’s red alert category, along with 68 other towns. Read More