Nearly a dozen Connecticut communities are considered “high-risk” for COVID-19 infections.
As of Thursday, Oct. 15, there are 11 Connecticut cities and towns in the “red” - so-called because of the color-coded map the state issues to show risk.
A community has to have more than 15 new cases reported per 100,000 residents per day to be considered high-risk, according to weekly data provided by Connecticut's COVID-19 Data Tracker.
Connecticut’s high-risk communities are:
While COVID-19 spikes in some communities, Connecticut as a whole is seeing an uptick in cases with a 1.21 infection rate on Thursday, The prior two days, the rate had gotten up to 2.
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