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Danbury's COVID-19 test positivity rate has dropped again from the last reporting period to  2.4 percent from 3.3-percent.  91 cases have been reported to the state between September 12th and 25th.  That's 7.7 cases per 100,000 population. 

There's been a big drop in the number of municipalities in the state Department of Public Health's Red Alert Zone for COVID-19 community spread.  It went from 81 last week to 57 this week. 

Brookfield has dropped down from Red to Orange, going from 18.1 cases per 100,000 to 14.3. New Fairfield dropped from Orange to Yellow, between 5 and 9 cases per 100,000.  New Fairfield has 8.7 cases per 100,000.  The town has made a concerted effort to get residents vaccinated, with mobile clinics held twice a week all last month. 

Ridgefield and Wilton moved up to Orange from Yellow, with 10 to 15 cases per 100,000. 

Bethel, Newtown and Redding are all in the Yellow zone.  Sherman, Kent and the Region 12 towns are in the Grey zone, for having fewer than 5 cases per 100,000 over the last two weeks reported.

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