Danbury has reported 448 COVID-19 cases to the state Department of Public Health in the last two weeks. The case rate is now up to 37.8 per 100,000 population with a test positivity rate of 7.5 percent. This comes as nearly all of Connecticut is in the red zone alert level for COVID-19 community spread. Just 3 small towns--Roxbury, Canaan and Norfolk--are not showing 15 or more cases per 100,000 population over the last two weeks. Those remaining towns are in the grey with fewer than 5 cases.
Bethel has had 132 cases, there were 131 COVID cases in Brookfield, and New Fairfield reported 106. There were 198 COVID cases in New Milford, 219 in Newtown, Redding reported just 39 cases in the last two weeks while Ridgefield had 171.
Redding is the only Greater Danbury area town to have a mask mandate for indoor public places, regardless of vaccination status, where social distancing isn't possible. Bethel is requiring masks in town buildings like the municipal center and library. Brookfield is encouraging masking in town buildings.