June 30th- CT DPH reported 4 new cases or 218 total cases in Wilton as of 8:30 pm June 29th. This was 11 new cases reported in just over a week. Please remember:
- Even if you have had a negative Coronavirus test, you still need to social distance and/or wear a face covering. The test result is just for the moment in time when the sample was taken.
- You can have the virus and be contagious even if you don’t have symptoms. Six feet of distance and/or a face covering protects you from other people and other people from you.
- You must quarantine for 14 days if you have returned to Connecticut from one of the following 16 states: AL, AR, AZ, CA, FL, GA, IA, ID, LA, MS, NC, NV, SC, TN, TX, UT. Eight of these states were added as of today. The only exceptions are those individuals who work in critical infrastructure designated by the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency.
- If you have tested positive for the virus and have not been contacted, please help control the spread by emailing Wilton’s Health Director at Barry.Bogle@wiltonct.org.
As with yesterday’s CT DPH report of statewide cases by age, the largest number of new statewide cases were in those aged 20 -21, followed by those aged 50-59.
Please, not only for your and your family’s health, but for the health of our entire community, follow the guidelines, be smart about how you gather and keep a distance of six feet between you and others.
The CT Data Center reported the following for Wilton as of 8:30 pm on June 29th and as compared since the start of Phase 1 and Phase 2:
- 218 cases, 11 additional since June 16th and 18 since May 19th
- 1,488 residents tested, 338 additional since June 16th and 738 since May 19th
- 1,905 tests performed, 453 since June 16th
- 41 deaths, no change since June 16th and 4 additional since May 19th
Test results for 69 not-previously-tested Wilton residents were included in today’s report. That is a 49-resident increase versus last Tuesday’s report which contained results for 20 not-previously-tested Wilton residents.
The State does not provide detailed data on antibody testing.
CT DPH reported the following for Fairfield County and Statewide as of June 29th:
- 16,703 cases, 322 additional since 6/16 46,514 cases, 1,085 additional since 6/16
- 1,376 deaths, 24 additional since 6/16 4,322 deaths, 103 additional since 6/16
- 37 hospitalized, 31 less than 6/16 98 hospitalized, 88 less than 6/16
The 37 hospitalized patients in Fairfield County was an increase of 5 patients from yesterday’s report.
The Governor issued Executive Order 7EEE, which among others, allows for the CT Dept of Social Services to distribute Coronavirus Relief Funds and allows for online Continuing Ed classes for electricians and plumbers.
“Out of respect for each other, as Americans that care for each other, we need to be wearing masks in public when we cannot social distance.” Dr. Deborah Birx, Coronavirus Response Coordinator for the White House Coronavirus Task Force.
During this time of increasing cases, I will provide more frequent updates. As always, if you have any questions, please email the appropriate town department or me at firstname.lastname@example.org.