On February 11, 2020 the World Health Organization announced an official name for the disease that is causing the 2019 novel coronavirus outbreak, first identified in Wuhan China. The new name of this disease is coronavirus disease 2019, abbreviated as COVID-19. In COVID-19, ‘CO’ stands for ‘corona,’ ‘VI’ for ‘virus,’ and ‘D’ for disease. Formerly, this disease was referred to as “2019 novel coronavirus” or “2019-nCoV”. There are many types of human coronaviruses including some that commonly cause mild upper-respiratory tract illnesses. COVID-19 is a new disease, caused be a novel (or new) coronavirus that has not previously been seen in humans. The name of this disease was selected following the World Health Organization (WHO) best practice for naming of new human infectious diseases.
Newtown Woman Arrested Following Big Y Altercation, Police Say
When it comes to social distancing boundaries, one Newtown woman took matters into her own hands, and it could land her behind bars.
Popular Facebook Group "#OpenCTNow" Is Fed Up With Quarantine
Evidently, the outrage speaks volumes through these peoples' everyday experiences and sentiments. And there's plenty more where that came from: over the past 30 days, the group has amassed more than 5,000 posts alone, not including comments or the initial posts since it's recent conce…
13 New CVS Covid Testing Sites Set to Open in Connecticut
CVS continues its fight against the Coronavirus by opening-up 13 new COVID testing sites all over Connecticut.
Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton On Opening: "We Did Fine."
Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton made his regular appearance on the Ethan and Lou show this morning (5/21) and gave his thoughts on the gradual reopening of Danbury, particularly the restaurants that opened for outdoor dining yesterday.
"We did fine...
"We did fine...
Danbury's Pier 1 To Sell Off Inventory Then Close For Good
Back in January we told you that Pier 1 Imports was declaring bankruptcy and would be closing half of it's Connecticut stores including Danbury. Now the chain has announced that all their stores will be closing.
Phase Two Reopening: Gyms, Movie Theaters, Day Camps
As the state continues to gradually open back up, Governor Lamont has issued an executive order detailing which businesses will be allowed to open in June.
Greater Danbury Area Fire Departments Wind Down Drive-By's
The Stony Hill Volunteer Fire Company has made its decision to discontinue its fire truck parades, but they're not alone.
CT Mom Reunites With Newborn After Struggling With Coronavirus
The Stamford teacher, who volunteered to foster the baby of a student's mother, recently reunited the baby with his mom.