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Greater Danbury area schools have relaunched their COVID-19 dashboards. 

Danbury reported 13 cases since the first day of school last Monday.  19 close contacts were identified and 24 students or staff members are quarantined. Ridgefield has had four cases since last Monday, with 33 students in quarantine.  One case at Branchville Elementary School led to quarantine for 26 students.  According to the district’s dashboard, in-school transmission in one case could not be ruled out. 

In Newtown, 12 students and one staff member were required to isolate, according to the district's dashboard. 8 students and one staff member quarantined, with five students still quarantining.   New Milford reported two active cases, with 15 students in isolation or quarantine. 11 from Sarah Noble Intermediate School, though no case is reported there. 

In Brookfield, four students and one staff member tested positive as of Friday. 10 students were quarantined due to close contact. Contact tracing identified two additional cases over the weekend.  4 students from Easton, Redding, Region 9 tested positive during the first week of classes.  15 students are quarantined due to exposure. 

In Bethel, no cases have been reported during the first week of classes.

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