Milestone Discharge Provides Hope

The sounds of cheers and applause echoed along Perryridge Road in front of Greenwich Hospital on Monday afternoon, as Yale New Haven Health celebrated the release of its 2,500th recovered COVID-19 patient.

Gabriel Cid, 44, a Greenwich resident, exited the hospital’s main entrance to a thunderous roar from hospital staff. He was admitted to Greenwich Hospital on April 12, spent 30 days in the Intensive Care Unit, and 21 days on a ventilator.

Greenwich Working With Governor on Reopening Plans

Last week, Gov. Ned Lamont released rules that eligible businesses falling under phase 1 of Connecticut’s reopening plans must follow during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Greenwich has been working with the governor on reopening plans, which focusses on hair salons and barbershops, museums and zoos (outdoor only), offices, restaurants (outdoor only), and retail and malls.