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According to the latest COVID-19 data from the state Department of Public Health, Bethel's COVID-19 infection rate has fallen about a percentage point from last reporting period to 2.4-percent, with 8.3 cases per 100,000 population.  First Selectman Matt Knickerbocker has said he's looking for a rate under 2-percent and 10 cases in order to lift the indoor mask mandate for vaccinated individuals. 

Brookfield's COVID-19 infection rate has dropped more than a percentage point from last reporting period to 3.6-percent, with 14.3 cases per 100,000 population.  First Selectman Steve Dunn has said he's looking for a rate under 3-percent and 10 cases in order to lift the indoor mask mandate for vaccinated individuals.

New Fairfield's COVID-19 infection rate over the last two weeks reported has declined by more than a percent to 2.7-percent.  New Milford's rate also dipped from the previous week to 1.7-percent while Newtown's rate dropped more than a percent to 2-percent. 

Redding's COVID-19 infection rate has declined and the case rates declined enough for the town to drop into the Yellow zone from Orange.  In last two weeks reported, infections went from 3.7 to 2.8-percent.  Ridgefield's infection rate held steady at 2.6, but cases pushed the town from Yellow to Orange. 

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