An election worker in New Haven, Connecticut, has tested positive for the coronavirus, leading to a dozen other workers being quarantinedBy PAT EATON-ROBB and DAVE COLLINS Associated PressNovember 4, 2020, 9:37 PM• 4 min readAn election employee in New Haven, Connecticut, has tested positive for the coronavirus, leading to a dozen other workers being quarantined, city officials said Wednesday.Maritza Bond, the city’s public health director, said the infected employee has not been to work since experiencing symptoms last week. She said offices in City Hall have been disinfected.The 12 people placed in quarantine were temporary employees who spent Tuesday in the city clerk’s office counting absentee ballots and had no known contact with voters. Everyone was wearing masks and taking other precautions, Bond said.Gage Frank, a spokesperson for Mayor Justin Elicker, said it didn’t appear vote counting was affected, but he was checking into it.City-Town Clerk Michael Smart has asked the secretary of the state’s office for support to complete election operations. He said most of the remaining work was data entry into the state’s election reporting system.The pandemic also played a role on Election Day in Stamford, where the state Elections Enforcement Commission issued a cease-and-desist order compelling the


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