CORONAVIRUS IN CONNECTICUT: State eases attendance limits for gatherings, houses of worship; casinos reopening this weekend

A woman prays in a Catholic church on May 20, 2013 in Waterbury, Connecticut.
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By 1010 WINS

HARTFORD, CT (1010 WINS) -- Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont on Friday eased the state’s limits on the number of people allowed at gatherings and houses of worship, but urged residents to keep social distancing. 

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The state reported 203 new COVID-19 cases and 42 new deaths on Friday, bringing its total number of cases to 41,762 and its death toll to 3,868.