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COVID-19 data for Greater Danbury area updated by Conn. DPH

The state Department of Public Health is providing an update on COVID-19 data for all Greater Danbury area municipalities.  According to the report for the two weeks ending June 11th, there were 136 cases in Danbury, Bethel reported 44,  Brookfield had 41 and New Fairfield  17. There were 58 COVID cases in New Milford, 64 in Newtown, Redding reported 22 cases while Ridgefield had 77. 


Case rates for the week ending June 11th range from 8.7 to 22, down from 14 to 28 per 100,000 population the week before.
The rates are:

New Fairfield 8.7

Danbury 11.5

New Milford 15.5

Bethel 15.9

Newtown 16.4

Redding 17.2

Brookfield 17.3

Ridgefield 22


COVID-19 infection rates for the Greater Danbury area dipped a bit from last week.  At home COVID-19 test results are not reported to the state. 
The test positivity rates are:

Newtown 7.6 percent

New Fairfield 7.9 percent

Danbury 10.1 percent

Brookfield 11.4 percent

Bethel 11.5 percent

Redding 12 percent

New Milford 12.1 percent

Ridgefield 16.2 percent


The state has surpassed a tragic milestone of 11,000 COVID-19 deaths among Connecticut residents.  The state is reporting a breakthrough rate of COVID-19 infections among the fully vaccinated population of 8-point-59 percent, up 1 tenth of a percent from the week before.  The rolling 7-day average test positivity rate yesterday was 8.04 percent. The number of people in Connecticut hospitals testing positive during that time decreased by 9.  The inpatient total is 273.

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