April 13, 2021

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Governor Lamont announces tractor-trailer vacation ban, condition places of work shut Thursday for non-essential personnel

In addition, the Governor introduced CT’s Intense Cold Weather conditions Protocol in preparing for the incoming nor’easter.

CONNECTICUT, United states — With the impending wintertime storm, Governor Ned Lamont furnished updates on how Connecticut is responding. 

Lamont stated point out places of work are closed tomorrow for non-necessary staff. A tractor-trailer ban was issued for 9 PM Wednesday evening and 9 AM Thursday for all Connecticut highways. A vacation advisory has also been issued for other cars.  According to CT’s Section of Transportation, New York Condition has also issued a vacation ban for empty and tandem tractor trailers for multiple highways which include I-84, I-95, and I-287. 

Lamont also explained he has activated the state’s Severe Cold Temperature Protocol will go into influence Wednesday afternoon. This suggests state businesses and municipalities will coordinate with the United Way 211 and the state’s community of shelters to make certain the most susceptible men and women get defense from the storm.

It is envisioned that most of Connecticut to get someplace near to or over a foot of snow. 

Associated: Weather View: Nor’easter Wednesday night time into Thursday provides Connecticut the very first major snow of the year

The Governor also furnished an update on Connecticut’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Connecticut administered 31,277 assessments and 2,319 came again positive. The positivity level increased to 7.41 %. There was a slight minimize in hospitalizations given that Tuesday by 15 people. The condition now has 1,254 patients becoming treated for the virus in the healthcare facility. 

There have been 40 more deaths reported on Wednesday bringing the state’s COVID-19 related fatalities to 5,506 people today.

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