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Posted on: April 21, 2020

Town of Greenwich COVID-19 Update (4/21/20)

PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Update on COVID-19 in Greenwich

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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.


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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.



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Other resources for residents and businesses and other helpful tips:

  • For residents with questions about COVID-19, please call the Greenwich Health Department’s phone lines: 203-622 -7865; 203-622-7703; 203-622-7614; 203-622-7842 and 203-622-7836.
  • To reach the Domestic Abuse Services staff at the YWCA, please call the 24/7 hotline at 203-622-0003.
  • Residents, who need assistance with basic needs, including food, can call the Department of Human Services at 203-622-3800.
  • Members of the public are encouraged to sign-up for the Town’s Emergency Alert Notification System at greenwichct.bbcportal.com/Entry 
  • If you are concerned about an activity or a group not following COVID-19 protocols, please call the Greenwich Police Department’s non-emergency phone number: 203-622-8004.
  • Don’t have a face mask? There are easy-to-follow instructions on how to make cloth masks which can be found here: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prevent-getting-sick/diy-cloth-face-coverings.html



The next update will be on Wednesday, April 22, 2020, unless there is a development that warrants immediate public notification.

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 For inquiries, please contact Executive Assistant to the First Selectman Barbara Heins at barbara.heins@greenwichct.org.

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