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Danbury's COVID-19 test positivity rate has dropped again from the last reporting period to 1.8 percent from  2.4 percent.  76 cases have been reported to the state between September 19th and October 2nd.  That's 6.4 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 57 last week to 37 this week, all in eastern Connecticut. 

Brookfield has dropped down from Orange to Yellow when it comes to the state Department of Public Health's levels of COVID-19 community spread,  while Newtown went in the opposite direction and moved from Yellow to Orange.  Ridgefield remains in the Orange zone. 


Bethel, Danbury, New Fairfield, New Milford and Redding are all in the Yellow zone with 5 to 9 cases per 100,000.  Sherman, Kent and the Region 12 towns are in the grey zone, for having fewer than 5 cases over the last two weeks reported.

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