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New COVID-19 vaccination clinics have been scheduled in Danbury.  All three vaccines will be available free of charge at Rogers Park from 4pm to 9pm to people 12 and older.  Those between the ages of 12 and 18 will need parental or guardian permission.  Only the Pfizer vaccine has emergency use authorization from the FDA to be administered to younger kids.  

Danbury Mayor Joe Cavo is calling on the chief elected officials from surrounding towns to mandate masks be worn indoors in public places, regardless of COVID-19 vaccine status.  The requirement in the City goes into effect on Sunday.

Connecticut's daily test positivity rate yesterday was 3.15 percent.  Little more than 900 positive cases were detected out of about 29,000 tests.  Another 11 people were hospitalized for treatment of coronavirus, bringing the inpatient total to 230.  Over the past two weeks, the rolling average number of daily new COVID-19 cases has increased by 91.7 percent, according to researchers at Johns Hopkins University.  

New London County has become the third in Connecticut to be designated as a high coronavirus transmission area by the CDC, increasing from substantial and putting it at the same level as Hartford and New Haven counties.

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