Ryan Caron King :: Connecticut Public Radio

A man walks by Christopher Martins Restaurant & Pub in New Haven about one week after Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont ordered that all restaurants close to limit the spread of COVID-19.

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Coronavirus-related hospitalizations continue to drop, Gov. Ned Lamont said Friday morning, but the economic fallout of a surge in unemployment claims continues to tear through the workforce as Connecticut is poised to reopen some parts of its dormant economy next week.

Lamont has emphasized for weeks that the number of people hospitalized with coronavirus will be a key metric as the state plans start reopening next Wednesday.

On Friday, the governor delivered some more good news on that front: hospitalizations

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