why are flags at half staff today in ct?

why are flags at half staff today in ct?
Governor Lamont Directs Flags Lowered To Half-Staff in Remembrance of the 500,000 Americans Lost To COVID-19. ... “This is an unimaginable milestone we had hoped to never reach — 500,000 American lives lost to the COVID-19 pandemic, including 7,562 residents here in Connecticut,” Lt. Governor Susan Bysiewicz said.
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What is the COVID-19 hotline number in Connecticut?
The 2-1-1 info hotline is available 24-hours a day, 7 days a week. The hotline is for general questions about COVID-19. If you're experiencing symptoms, contact your medical provider.
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What phase of reopening is Connecticut in?
Governor Lamont Announces Connecticut Moves Toward Phase 3 Reopening on October 8. Sep 24, 2020
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What's closed in Connecticut during the COVID-19 pandemic?
See full answer Closure of large shopping malls: Effective at 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 19, 2020 and through April 30, unless earlier modified, extended, or terminated, any stores, pharmacies, restaurants, or other establishments located within or connected to large shopping malls must be closed to the public. For further details on which malls and stores this applies, please refer to the text of the executive order.
Closure of places of public amusement: Effective at 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 19, 2020 and through April 30, unless earlier modified, extended, or terminated, all places of public amusement, whether indoors or outdoors, such as locations with amusement rides, carnivals, amusement parks, water parks, aquariums, zoos, arcades, fairs, children's play centers, funplexes, theme parks, bowling alleys, and other family and children's attractions shall be closed to the public. This directive does not apply to public parks and open recreation areas. Mar 18, 2020
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Where do I go to get tested for COVID-19 in Connecticut?
Testing is available in many locations throughout Connecticut. Anyone experiencing symptoms should contact their primary care provider. Anyone who does not have a primary care provider should call 2-1-1 or visit the CT Testing Locator to locate the nearest testing site. Tests are available free of charge. Jul 2, 2020
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