Sen. Blumenthal says new surge of COVID cases is 'absolutely terrifying' after attending memorial service

Sen. Richard Blumenthal says he has never been more committed to promoting the coronavirus vaccine after attending a memorial service this weekend.

News 12 Staff

Aug 15, 2021, 11:51 AM

Updated 1,070 days ago

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Sen. Richard Blumenthal says he has never been more committed to promoting the coronavirus vaccine after attending a memorial service this weekend.
He says the memorial service was for someone who died from COVID and serves as a reminders that this new surge is "absolutely terrifying."
"The numbers are rising, the infection rates are climbing," Blumenthal says.
The person was not vaccinated and contracted the virus before the vaccine was widely available.


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