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Wallingford officials report COVID-19 cases up to 10

Wallingford officials report COVID-19 cases up to 10



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WALLINGFORD — The number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 rose by one from Monday for a total of 10, town officials said Tuesday.

“We have been contact tracing to try to limit exposures to residents,” said Stephen Civitelli, town health director.

No further information was immediately available on the patients’ ages, genders, condition or test site.

The further release of town wide data is under review by the law department, Civitelli said.

There were 2,571 confirmed cases in the state as of Monday’s update from the Department of Public Health with 36 deaths. Meriden reported its first death Monday and had 21 confirmed cases. Southington reported 16 cases and Cheshire had 13 with no other deaths reported locally. The Meriden resident, in their 40s, died from the virus Monday after recently testing positive, the city said in a statement Monday night. No other information was provided. 

On Monday, Mayor William W. Dickinson Jr. announced that nine residents has reported cases of COVID-19 and all municipal buildings would close to walk-in visitors, including Town Hall.

The first two Wallingford cases of COVID-19 were announced March 25, and a third case was announced over the weekend by Masonicare of an Ashlar Village resident.

LTakores@record-journal.com203-317-2212Twitter: @LCTakores


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