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Wilton COVID Update: 11 New Cases, Status of Sports, Shop Local, Case Data

Last night, Wilton First Selectwoman Lynne Vanderslice updated the community on COVID cases and safety protocols. Due to the impact sports-related COVID cases are having on student learning, Vanderslice said that Governor Lamont suspended all team and club sports from Monday, November 23rd until January 19th. Please read the complete update below:

Wilton’s known cases ranged from ages 18 to 45.  

  % of  New Cases by Age, since Nov 10th

   

Age Range

% of New Cases

0-10

9.8%

11--20

24.6%

21-30

14.8%

31-40

8.2%

41-50

16.4%

51-60

14.8%

61-70

8.2%

71-80

1.6%

81+

1.6%

Due to the impact sports-related COVID cases are having on student learning, today Governor Lamont suspended all team and club sports from Monday, November 23rd until January 19th.  A forthcoming executive or CT DPH order is expected.  As a reminder for this weekend, if within a red alert community sport sector rules require compliance with CT DPH sports guidance and mitigation strategies.  Details are available here. As of today, 145 of Connecticut’s 169 municipalities are red alert, including all those within Fairfield County.  

Red alert communities are defined as those with a 14-day daily average of 15 or more cases per 100,000 residents.  The following are the 14-day daily average cases per 100,000 residents for Wilton and area communities from November 1 to November 14th:

 

14-day cases 

 

per 100,000

Danbury

73.4

Darien

26.3

New Canaan

34.3

Norwalk

55.0

Ridgefield

20.3

Stamford

53.6

Weston

39.7

Westport

33.0

Wilton 

31.8

Whether cooking-in or taking-out this Thanksgiving, please consider Wilton businesses first for all your holiday needs.  If you must look outside Wilton, the Connecticut Office of Tourism offers Ten Way to Safely Support Connecticut Businesses this Thanksgiving.

With the good news on vaccines, there is an end in sight. Until then, please continue to follow the 5 W's and behave as if you have the virus and as if those around you do as well.

  • Watch your distance
  • Wear a mask/face covering when you can’t maintain 6 feet of distance whether indoors or outside
  • Walk, run or bike to the right in single file when passing another person on the NRVT, sidewalks and trails
  • Wait to host indoor gatherings
  • Wash your hands

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