PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Update on COVID-19 in Greenwich
Here is an update from First Selectman Fred Camillo on the Town’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the needs of our residents.
As of today, Tuesday, April 21, there are 568 Greenwich residents who have tested positive for COVID-19, according to Greenwich Health Department Director Caroline Baisley. That is 2 more than the 566 cases reported on Monday, April 20.
Greenwich Hospital reports that today, Tuesday, April 21, 2020, there were 107 COVID-19 positive patients being treated in several different Hospital units. So far, 278 patients have been discharged from the Hospital and continue their recuperation at home. There have been 3,929 people have been tested at the Hospital outpatient test site with 1,455 testing positive. All of these numbers reflect patients who live in Greenwich as well as from other municipalities in Connecticut and Westchester County. It should be noted that because of the severe thunderstorm weather alert, the testing site was CLOSED at 1 p.m. today.
Other resources for residents and businesses and other helpful tips:
The next update will be on Wednesday, April 22, 2020, unless there is a development that warrants immediate public notification.
For inquiries, please contact Executive Assistant to the First Selectman Barbara Heins at firstname.lastname@example.org.