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The City of Danbury is partnering with SEMA4, a health company, for COVID-19 testing.  The Pat Waldron Building at 23 Memorial Drive will be a drive through and walk up testing site three days a week.  COVID testing will be available Mondays and Wednesdays 3pm to 7pm and on Saturdays from 10am to 2pm. 

For the second week in a row, the delta variant makes up 100-percent of variants detected in Connecticut COVID-19 cases. Nearly 200 more cases were detected in the past week, jumping from 360 total cases detected last week to 540 this week. 

State officials on Thursday reported 11 more COVID-associated deaths compared with the same day last week. 

The number of people hospitalized increased by 17.  The inpatient total of 247 is the highest since mid-May. Of those currently in the hospital, 190 patients have not been vaccinated or their vaccination status is unknown. 

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