New Fairfield continues to have a COVID-19 infection rate and test positivity rate well above State averages. New Fairfield has the 13th highest infection rate out of 169 municipalities. As a result, parks and the Library will remain closed until March 19th. The town's infection rate has increased to 30 cases per 100,000 people and test positivity remains at 6.1 percent. First Selectman Pat Del Monaco reminded residents to continue to wear a mask, practice social distancing and avoid gathering with people outside of the household.