The Coronavirus Crisis

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Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has dramatically altered reality locally and abroad for the majority of this year. As the disease continues to unfold in our community, WSHU will continue to provide you with unbiased information, reporting on how COVID-19 is shaping our lives, and resources to help us all get through it, and particularly on the vaccines that have emerged to help fight it.

**NEW** Tools For Connecticut Residents To Make Vaccine Appointments

A Tool For New Yorkers To Obtain A Vaccine Appointment

Connecticut Housing Resources

Connecticut Town-Level Cases and Hospitalizations

National COVID Case Data From NPR


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Courtesy of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The COVID-19 variant that originated in New York as early as November, known as B.1.526, now accounts for 31.5% of Connecticut’s overall cases.

John Locher / AP

As Connecticut pulls out of the pandemic, its recovery is not uniform. Cities have been hit harder than the suburbs and those at the lower end of the economic ladder are still struggling to find work.

Courtesy Neshom /

The Connecticut Restaurant Association said it’s safe to be open at full capacity. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo speaks out on allegations of priority COVID-19 tests for his family, the Suffolk County Police Department is being accused of racial discrimination, and Congressman Lee Zeldin is running for governor.