August 8, 2020

Four New COVID-19 Cases Confirmed in Lyme; Old Lyme’s Total Stays at 22 Plus Two Fatalities

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LYME/OLD LYME — The report issued by Ledge Light Health District (LLHD) Friday (but  reviewed by LymeLine.com yesterday) indicates four new COVID-19 confirmed cases in Lyme. The cases comprise two females and two males.

We are currently reaching out to Lyme officials for more information on these cases.

These cases are in addition to the original previously identified case of a 34-year-old male.

Old Lyme First Selectman Timothy Griswold confirmed to LymeLine by text, Saturday, July 25, that a new case of COVID-19 had been confirmed in Old Lyme. This latest case is a 34-year-old female.

This is the 22nd confirmed COVID-19 case in Old Lyme; in addition, there are two fatalities. Eight of these surviving cases are male and the remaining 14 are female. The two fatalities were a 61-year-old female and an 83-year-old male.

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

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

  1. Female, age 64
  2. Female, age 21
  3. Male, age 27
  4. Female, age 53
  5. Female, age 61
  6. Female, age 29
  7. Male, age 40
  8. Male, age 53
  9. Female, age 60
  10. Male, age 48
  11. Female, age 85
  12. Female, age 95
  13. Female, age 20
  14. Female, age 43
  15. Female, age 48
  16. Male, age 70
  17. Male, age 67
  18. Female, age 68
  19. Male, age 73
  20. Male, age 21
  21. Female, age 48
  22. Female, age 34

Griswold has previously noted that the 21-year-old female with a confirmed case (#2 in the list immediately above) 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 is a 34-year-old male.

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