August 2, 2021

July 20 COVID-19 Update: New Confirmed Case in Each Town Takes Cumulative Totals to 112 in Lyme, 343 in Old Lyme

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LYME/OLD LYME —The Daily Data Report for Connecticut issued Monday, July 19, by the Connecticut Department of Public Health  (CT-DPH) for data as at 8:30 p.m. Sunday, July 18, shows that both Lyme and Old Lyme have reported one new confirmed COVID-19 case each.

This takes Old Lyme’s cumulative total of confirmed cases to 343, and Lyme’s to 112.

These numbers have just been updated in today’s report issued this afternoon (Tuesday, July 20) for data as at 8:30 p.m. Monday, July 19, and reflect the same numbers.

The Hartford Courant published the following article at 3:52 p.m. this (Tuesday) afternoon: Connecticut’s COVID-19 positivity rate spikes again, reaching highest level in more than two months, which opens, The state reported 218 new COVID-19 cases Tuesday out of 8,055 tests, for a positivity rate of 2.7% — highest on any day since May 11.

There is no change in the number of fatalities reported in either Lyme (0) or Old Lyme (3).

The first two fatalities from Old Lyme, which were reported in 2020, were a 61-year-old female and an 82-year-old male. Details of the third, which was reported in 2021, have not been made available.

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