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According to the latest COVID-19 data from the state Department of Public Health, Bethel's infection rate dipped down a bit from last week to 2-percent.  Brookfield's rate went up a fraction to to 2.3 percent.  Newtown's infection rate is 2.4 percent 

Danbury has 6.4 COVID-19 cases per 100,000 residents, with a positivity rate of 1.8 percent.  Redding's current case rate per 100,000 is 13.3 and the positivity rate is 3.8 percent.  New Fairfield's COVID-19 infection rate held steady from last week at 2.5 percent.   New Milford's rate increased about a percentage point to 4.5 percent.  Ridgefield's infection rate decreased from 2.3 percent last week to 1.8 percent this week. 

The state's daily COVID-19 test positivity rate yesterday was 1.67 percent.  410 positive confirmed or probable cases were detected out of more than 24,000 tests.  There 2 fewer patients in the hospital with COVID yesterday.  The inpatient total is 224. 

14 people have died in Connecticut over the past week from causes related to COVID-19. 

As of yesterday, 16,760 cases of COVID-19 among fully vaccinated persons in Connecticut have been identified, a .7 percent breakthrough rate.  

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