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Corona Updates and Information

Posted on: April 27, 2020

Town of Greenwich COVID-19 Update (4/27/20)

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. 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.


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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.



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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.
  • 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 at 4 p.m. Tuesday, April 28, 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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