Masks Should Be Worn Indoors In 7 CT Counties, CDC Says

The state’s latest coronavirus update included mixed news, as the number of deaths nearly doubled but cases and hospitalizations dropped.

PATCH Across CT 1/13/23
Rich Kirby, Patch Staff
Posted Fri, Jan 13, 2023

CONNECTICUT — The number of COVID-related deaths reported by the Connecticut Department of Public Health this week is nearly double the previous week.

As of Friday, January 13, 2023, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is now recommending that the residents of seven of the eight Connecticut counties wear a mask indoors in public, up from six last week.

And Then There Was One

In new data posted Friday 1/13/23, the CDC has added Fairfield County to the High/Orange category as part of its COVID-19 Community Levels Map. Only New London County remains at the Yellow/Medium alert level.

CT COVID-19 Current Cases, Cumulative Deaths
Data as of Jan. 12, 2023
[A random selection here relating to Fishers Island’s proximity.] Visit the full Patch article for the entire CT State list.

Town Cumulative Deaths Cases Last 7 Days
Groton 427 162
Ledyard 938 63
Lyme 8 480
New London 148 348
North Stonington 146 17
Norwich 475 182
Old Lyme 617 31
Old Saybrook 544 51
Stonington 236 81
Waterford 331 95

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