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, Monday, May 18, there are 751 Greenwich residents who have tested positive for COVID-19, according to Greenwich Health Department Director Caroline Baisley. That represents 10 more cases than the 741 reported on Friday, May 15.
Greenwich Hospital reports that today, Monday, May 18, there are 25 COVID-19 positive patients being treated in several different Hospital units. So far, 486 patients have been discharged from the Hospital and continue their recuperation at home. There have been 6,487 people have been tested at the Hospital outpatient test site with 1,853 testing positive. These numbers reflect patients who live in Greenwich as well as those from other municipalities in Connecticut and in Westchester County.
According to the Connecticut Department of Public Health, 45 Greenwich residents have died from the COVID-19 virus, as of Monday, May 18.
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For inquiries, please contact Executive Assistant to the First Selectman Barbara Heins at firstname.lastname@example.org.