Stamford Coronavirus Updates: City Has 2,983 Confirmed Cases

RJ Scofield

STAMFORD, CT — City officials announced Thursday evening there have been 2,983 confirmed cases of the new coronavirus in Stamford as of May 14, according to state Department of Public Health. That number is up from the 2,958 confirmed cases of the virus, also referred to as COVID-19, reported by the state a day prior, city officials said.

In the city's daily "COVID-19 situation newsletter," officials also noted the state's interactive dashboard that tracks cases and deaths across the entire state indicates Stamford has had "170 reported deaths attributed to COVID-19 cases" as of May 14.

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The Stamford Town Center announced plans Tuesday to reopen to the public on May 20 at 11 a.m. The mall will operate under preliminary hours of 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday through Saturday, and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday.

According to the announcement, the mall will reopen on a reduced daily schedule to help meet the needs of the community and "place customer health and safety above all else."

More information regarding the reopening of the mall can be found here.

City officials also remind residents Stamford Public Schools has not reached a final decision regarding the 2020 graduation yet, however the district is expected to announce a decision "within the coming week."

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COVID-19 is caused by a member of the coronavirus family that's a close cousin to the SARS and MERS viruses that have caused outbreaks in the past. All information about the city's response to the virus can be found on the city website.

This article originally appeared on the Stamford Patch