Weston, Redding & Easton Coronavirus Updates: 145 Confirmed Cases

Rich Kirby

WESTON/REDDING/EASTON, CT — The Connecticut Department of Public Health has confirmed 59 active cases of the new coronavirus in Weston, and one death. There have been 60 confirmed cases in Redding, with 8 deaths; and 26 confirmed cases in Easton, and one fatality.

Connecticut currently has 27,700 total confirmed coronavirus cases, 2,257 deaths and 1,650 hospitalizations. For the eighth straight day hospitalizations declined in Connecticut.

Gov. Ned Lamont said "Main Street retail businesses" such as shoe, toy, jewelry, and boutique stores will be allowed to reopen on May 20. He said employees will be required to wear masks.

Lamont said restaurants would be allowed to open on May 20 for outdoor dining only. Bar areas would remain closed.

This article originally appeared on the Weston-Redding-Easton Patch