The Ledge Gentle Well being District reported its highest variety of new weekly COVID-19 instances final week.
In keeping with new knowledge from the well being district, 380 new coronavirus instances have been confirmed the week of November 14, the best variety of new instances on report within the area.
Each North Stonington (6.2%) and Stonington (6.3%) have been reporting COVID-19 check positivity charges over 6%
In keeping with the district, “Our contact tracers proceed to report that they’ve noticed many instances related to household and social gatherings; that is notably regarding as we head into the vacation season. We’re additionally seeing a major variety of instances related to sporting occasions, in addition to individual to individual transmission inside foodservice institutions; these foodservice instances have been nearly solely worker to worker, quite than worker to patron. Circumstances related to faculties and long-term care services are growing as properly.”
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New London has the best common each day case charge at 49.6 whereas Lyme has the bottom at 6.1. New London’s check positivity charge final week was the bottom within the district at 2.4%.