The state department of Public Health is reporting Brookfield and Ridgefield's COVID infection rates increased by about 1 percent each since last week to 7 and 5 percent respectively. Bethel went up 1.5 percent to 6.1 percent. Danbury and Newtown each increased by about 2 percent to 6.4 percent and 7.4 respectively. Redding's infection rate went up 2.5 percent to 7.3 percent. New Fairfield jumped 3 points to 8 percent infection rate. New Milford's rate actually ticked down a fraction to 7.2 percent.