‘Uptick in incidents’ at prison in Enfield as tensions rise over DOC’s coronavirus response, 100 inmates transferred

ENFIELD, Conn. (WTNH) — In a statement issued Saturday night, the Connecticut Department of Corrections said there was recently an “uptick in incidents” at the Carl Robinson Correctional Institute. There are about 1,200 medium security inmates at the facility located in Enfield. According to the DOC, the agency’s Correctional Emergency Response Team (CERT) was sent […]

Hartford HealthCare starts mobile coronavirus testing, announces more testing sites across the state

HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — More of the vulnerable populations of Hartford will have access to coronavirus testing thanks to more testing sites and mobile testing. On Wednesday, Hartford HealthCare took mobile testing to Open Hearth — a homeless shelter — where it tested 105 residents and staff. Officials said the mobile unit will help serve […]

First Enfield resident tests positive for corornavirus

ENFIELD, Conn. (WTNH) — The town of Enfield announced that a local resident has tested positive for COVID-19. Town officials reported it to the North Central District Health Department Thursday. The infected individual is 26-years-old. “We have been watching the transmission of COVID-19 through the state and were expecting this”, stated Mayor Mike Ludwick. It […]

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