The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is responding to an outbreak of respiratory disease caused by a novel coronavirus. The disease has been named “coronavirus disease 2019” (abbreviated “COVID-19”).

in Connecticut

Last Update: May 28, 2020 | 4:00 p.m.
on Connecticut’s response

Last Update: May 27, 2020 | 7:00 p.m.

Reopen Connecticut:

Latest Guidance Currently In Effect:

  • Gatherings: All social and recreational gatherings of more than 5 people are prohibited. Religious, spiritual, and worship gatherings of more than 50 are prohibited. This remains in effect until June 20, unless earlier modified.
  • Face Coverings: When in public and a six-foot distance is unavoidable, face coverings are required to be worn. This does not apply to anyone for whom doing so would be contrary to their health because of a medical condition. Guidance on face coverings has been issued to the state's businessesCDC video explains how to make a face covering at home.
  • Offices can resume in-person operations effective May 20 following specific sector rules.
  • Retail establishments can resume in-person operations effective May 20 following specific sector rules.
  • Restaurants are permitted to provide take-out and delivery services for off-premise consumption, and effective May 20 can serve food for in-person consumption using outdoor dining only and following specific sector rules.
  • Bars that do not serve food remain closed until at least June 20, unless earlier modified.
  • Gyms, theaters, nail salons, spas, and tattoo parlors remain closed until at least June 20, unless earlier modified.
  • Hair salons remain closed and will be permitted to reopen in early June following specific sector rules.
  • Schools: In-person classes at all pre-K to 12 schools are canceled for the remainder of the 2019-2020 academic year. Schools should continue distance learning.
  • Summer camps: Summer camps will be permitted to open effective June 22. Guidance will be released in the coming days with specific details they must follow to operate.
  • Travelers: Any person coming into Connecticut by any mode of transportation should self-quarantine for 14 days.

Data on the COVID-19 emergency and response, and supplemental information is provided by COVID-19 portal. All data are also hosted on, Connecticut's open data portal.

Town level map
Connecticut Summary table
Cases, Death, and Rates by Age Groups
Lab Cases, Hospitalized Cases, and Deaths by County


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