The West Hartford athletic director said he would provide more details on the impact of the changes on the Conard and Hall high school teams.
By Hugh McQuaid, CTNewsJunkie.com
Specific to West Hartford information provided by Ronni Newton, We-Ha.com
As COVID-19 statistics improve, Governor Ned Lamont announced plans to ease restrictions on youth sports on Thursday. Connecticut will allow previously banned cheerleading and dancing and will allow interstate competition starting March 1.
Lamont made the announcement after releasing figures on the state’s viral situation. The state’s infection rate was just over 2% on Thursday, and the number of people hospitalized with COVID-19 dropped from 16 patients to 568. Twenty people have died from the virus since Wednesday.
The state reported just five more cases of COVID-19 in West Hartford on Thursday.
“The numbers are all going in the right direction and I’m not sucking it. Its good newsLamont said.
In addition to opening interstate competitions and allowing cheerleading and dancing, if participants wear masks, the governor said he plans to increase the number of spectators allowed at youth sporting events. These events…
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