There have been 33 new, confirmed cases of COVID-19 in New Fairfield over the past week. First Selectman Pat Del Monaco says although improving, New Fairfield continues to have a COVID infection rate and test positivity rate well above State averages. The infection rate has decreased to 24.7 cases per 100,000 people and the test positivity rate has dropped to 5.2 percent. The case rate represents an average daily rate of infection calculated over two weeks. State data indicates that 69-hundred New Fairfield residents have been vaccinated against COVID-19. That's about 50-percent of the town. As infection rates remain high in the region, First Selectman Pat Del Monaco urged residents to continue to wear a mask and practice social distancing.