July 9, 2020

Old Lyme Confirms 20th Case of COVID-19, Fatalities Remain at Two; No Change in Lyme

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OLD LYME/LYME — Old Lyme First Selectman Timothy Griswold confirmed to LymeLine by text message yesterday morning, Thursday, June 25, that one new case of COVID-19 has been reported in Old Lyme. This additional confirmed case is a 21-year-old male.

There are now 20 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Old Lyme plus two fatalities.

To demonstrate the growth in confirmed COVID-19 cases in Old Lyme, the table below is a summary of the cases that LymeLine.com has reported since March 31 when the first case was announced and also includes both fatalities.

DateCumulative no. of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Old Lyme
March 311
April 44
April 96
April 107
April 1510
April 1812
April 2514
May 115
May 1517
May 2618
June 819
June 1020
June 1421
June 2222
June 2423

Details of all Old Lyme’s confirmed cases to date are now as follows:

  • 64-year-old female
  • 21-year-old female
  • 27-year-old male
  • 53-year-old female
  • 61-year-old female
  • 29-year-old female
  • 40-year-old male
  • 53-year-old male
  • 60-year-old female
  • 48-year-old male
  • 85-year-old female
  • 95-year-old female
  • 20-year-old female
  • 43-year-old female
  • 48-year-old female
  • 70-year-old male
  • 67-year-old male
  • 68-year-old female
  • 73-year-old male
  • 21-year-old male

The fatalities, which are in addition to the confirmed cases listed above, were a 61-year-old female and an 83-year-old-male.

Griswold has previously noted that the 21-year-old female with a confirmed case was tested in Florida, but used an Old Lyme address although she does not live here. Because she gave the Old Lyme address, Griswold said that Ledge Light Health District must report her as an Old Lyme resident.

Lyme’s first and only confirmed case was a 34-year-old male.


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