September 17, 2021

Sept. 13 COVID-19 Update: Two New Cases Apiece Take Old Lyme’s Cumulative Total to 403, Lyme’s Total to 129

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LYME/OLD LYME — The Daily Data Report issued Monday, Sept. 13, at 4 p.m. by the Connecticut Department of Health shows further increases in COVID-19 case numbers in both Lyme and Old Lyme over the weekend. Reports are not issued on Public Holidays, Saturdays or Sundays.

Old Lyme’s cumulative total of confirmed cases rose by two over the previous reporting day, Sept. 10, from 401 to 403. Sept. 10 totals were up one to 401 for Old Lyme and steady at 127 for Lyme from the Sept. 9 numbers.

Lyme also recorded an increase of two in its cumulative case total from 127 to 129.

Old Lyme’s cumulative case total stood at 369 on Aug. 20, meaning there have been 34 new cases since that date just over two weeks ago.

The next Connecticut Daily Data Report will be issued Tuesday, Sept. 14, around 4 p.m.

COVID-19 Cases in Lyme-Old Lyme Schools

This is the latest information that we have with the most recent cases first — there may have been further updates of which we are unaware.

On Monday, Sept. 13, a positive case of COVID-19 impacting Lyme-Old Lyme Middle School, which had been reported the previous day, was announced.

On Wednesday, Sept. 1,  a positive case of COVID-19 impacting Mile Creek School was announced.

On Tuesday, Aug. 31, Neviaser informed the school community that late on Monday, Aug. 30, a positive case of COVID-19 impacting Lyme-Old Lyme High School had been reported.

On Saturday, Aug. 28, Lyme-Old Lyme Schools Superintendent Ian Neviaser informed the school community that late on Friday, Aug. 27, a positive case of COVID-19 impacting Lyme School had been reported.

In all cases, contact tracing was completed and those individuals who needed to quarantine were notified. They will be able to return to school following their quarantine period. All other students and staff will continue to attend school as scheduled.

Fatalities Due to COVID-19 in Lyme, Old Lyme

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.

Visit this link for our Sept. 9 update, which includes statewide data.

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