“Risk of Resurgence” in COVID-19 Epidemic if Connecticut Reopens Too Quickly, YSPH Report Finds
As Connecticut tentatively reopens this week after a two-month shutdown, a new report by the Yale School of Public Health warns that if people resume normal activities and contacts too quickly there will be a “sharp resurgence” in hospitalizations and deaths in the coming months.
Phase 2 of Connecticut’s reopening plan is set to begin in June. Here’s what will open, what will still be closed and what that means for schools
Hartford Courant: Connecticut began reopening its economy on Wednesday, after coronavirus-related restrictions kept nonessential businesses closed for about two months.
The Country Is Reopening—Now What?
“There is nothing magically ‘safe’ about May 20, and very little difference in epidemiologic risk between May 19 and May 21," says Jaimie Meyer, MD, MS, a Yale Medicine infectious disease specialist. Only a public health approach that is data-driven will dictate a slow and measured reopening.”
Next up: Indoor dining, movies, larger social gatherings
Connecticut restaurants could open for indoor dining on June 20 and bars could reopen a month later under new state recommendations announced Wednesday. The list of reopenings set for June 20 includes gyms, hotels and motels, movie theaters, museums and aquariums, nail and tattoo salons and amusement parks. All of it would be worked out with specific rules that have yet to be written.