Ridgefield Health Director Ed Briggs has confirmed half of Ridgefield's 34 COVID-19 active cases are associated with an assisted living facility on Route 7. The other 17 cases are spread throughout the community. Ridgefield recorded two previous deaths of senior citizens who resided at the facility on Route 7. Briggs says Benchmark Senior Living at Ridgefield Crossing has assured the town that they are taking optimal health and safety measures. The facility also remains on lockdown to all visitors at this time.