Connecticut officials that the coronavirus may infect as many as 700,000 residents over the next month and as much as 70 percent of the population if it erupts again in the autumn.

Here are live coronavirus-related updates, shared as they beclome available.

7:30 a.m. - Are you taking the train this morning? Metro-North ridership is way down, apparently due to the coronavirus. Ridership on March 12 was down 48 percent compared to a simialr Thursday a year ago, as WPIX reporter Anthony DiLorenzo .

6:45 a.m. - “America got serious about Coronavirus way too late,” Sen. Chris Murphy said on Twitter this morning. “But we’re still America. We can do things others cannot. We can learn from our mistakes and work like hell to make up for lost time. More tests. More distancing. More help for those affected. It’s late. But not too late.”

6 a.m. - Mosque leaders in Connecticut are suspending Friday prayers. Advocacy group CAIR Connecticut and mosque leaders are urging Connecticut’s Muslims to pray at 五福彩票注册送15元 this Friday instead of congregating at mosques.