January 28, 2021

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
May 113
May 1515
May 2616
June 817
June 1018
June 1419
June 2221
June 2422
July 1722
July 2823
Sept. 224
Sept. 426
Sept. 1527
Oct. 128
Oct. 829
Oct. 1630
Oct. 1631
Oct. 1632
Oct. 3034
Nov. 436
Nov. 653

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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