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The Real Story: Positive COVID-19 cases rise in CT

CT Public Health Commissioner Dr. Deidre Gifford, Dr. William Petit, and Dr. Saud Anwar stop by to discuss the COVID-19 pandemic's impact on the state.

CONNECTICUT, USA — FOX61’s Jenn Bernstein focuses on Connecticut’s efforts to curb a growing surge of Coronavirus cases in the state.

Connecticut Public Health Commissioner Dr. Deidre Gifford gives an update on the state of Covid-19. She discusses the upward trend of cases in the state, as we stare down a difficult holiday season.

Then, Dr. William Petit and Dr. Saud Anwar lend their medical knowledge on the Coronavirus. Dr. Petit is a House Republican, and Dr. Anwar is a Democratic Senator, both are on Connecticut’s Public Health Committee. They go over what we’ve learned about the disease, and what public policy may come out of the pandemic.