In the early weeks of the pandemic, one thing became clear to Louis Goffinet: he needed to help. “As a teacher I was able to see pretty closely how COVID was impacting families,” said Goffinet, who teaches in a Connecticut middle school. With no charity or fundraising background, Goffinet started an online fundraiser to help his Mansfield neighbors buy groceries….
Connecticut’s COVID-19 positivity rate went down to 5.29% and hospitalizations have increased by 55. There are currently 1,111 people hospitalized with the virus in the state. The state’s 7-day rolling positivity rate average is 6.6%, according to Gov. Ned Lamont. An additional 69 more people have died from the virus since Saturday. The death toll is now 6,168. The state’s…