2nd Connecticut resident tests positive for coronavirus, Capitol closed for non-legislative functions

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NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A second person has tested positive for coronavirus in Connecticut, State Sen. Len Fasano said Monday. And just hours later legislative leaders announced that the state's Capitol complex will be closed indefinitely to all non-legislative functions.

The closing is aimed at limiting the number of visitors to the Capitol. 

There will also be a reduced schedule of legislative functions. The Capitol will also undergo an intensive four-day cleaning from Thursday through Sunday.

The coronavirus patient is currently at Bridgeport Hospital.

The patient is the second in the state to test positive for COVID-19. AWilton resident tested positive after a recent trip to California, state officials said Sunday.