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Medical Staff Urge Tighter Coronavirus Restrictions

Governor Ned Lamont has received a letter signed by 35 Connecticut doctors and a nurse urging him to close gyms and pause indoor dining to prevent hospitals from becoming overwhelmed as coronavirus cases surge. But Lamont says hospital capacity is currently adequate and field hospitals can be set up quickly if needed. Health officials say 71 percent of the state's hospital beds are now occupied.