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Danbury's COVID-19 test positivity rate is 1.9 percent and the 14-day average is 8.7 cases per 100,000 population.  The latest data available from te City on testing is from Sunday.  There were two cases reported that day, and none on Saturday.  Last week, the City reported several days of double digit case loads.  On Thursday 11 cases were confirmed, and on Wednesday, there were 16 new COVID-19 cases involving Danbury residents.

Danbury Acting Health Director Kara Prunty says the City is working closely with the state and advocating for more community sites in order to provide more options to residents.  The local health department is also working with both Federally Qualified Health Centers in Danbury on different options to increase community testing. 

The Community Health Center closed its public COVID testing sites in Connecticut at the end of June, though does offer testing for its patients.  The Connecticut Institute for Communities is considering reopening its public testing site in Danbury, but is also testing patients and anyone can become a patient. 

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