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. To lead by example for social distancing, we continue to issue our daily updates electronically. The updates also will be posted on the Town website’s dedicated page (www.greenwichct.gov/covid19) for COVID-19 information.
As of today, April 27, there are 630 Greenwich residents who have tested positive for COVID-19, according to Greenwich Health Department Director Caroline Baisley. That is 17 more than the 613 cases reported on Friday, April 24.
Greenwich Hospital reports that today, Monday, April 27, 2020, there were 73 COVID-19 positive patients being treated in several different Hospital units. So far, 341 patients have been discharged from the Hospital and continue their recuperation at home. There have been 4,481 people have been tested at the Hospital outpatient test site with 1,582 testing positive. All of these numbers reflect patients who live in Greenwich as well as from other municipalities in Connecticut and Westchester County.
According to the Connecticut Department of Public Health, there are 33 Greenwich residents who have died from the COVID-19 virus, as of Sunday, April 26.
Other resources for residents and businesses and other helpful tips:
The next update will be at 4 p.m. Tuesday, April 28, 2020, unless there is a development that warrants immediate public notification.
For inquiries, please contact Executive Assistant to the First Selectman Barbara Heins at email@example.com.