Latest State Statistics Deem Tolland Red Coronavirus Town

Chris Dehnel
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TOLLAND, CT — Tolland is in the red classification when it comes to coronavirus cases, according to the latest state statistics.

The numbers were updated Thursday and reflect the two-week period from Oct. 18 to Oct. 31.

Tolland had 23 confirmed cases in week 1 and 23 last week.

That's a rate of 16.6 per 100,000.

A chart issued by state officials reflects what that translates to:


The following was issued by town officials Thursday:

The Town of Tolland would like to remind its residents and businesses to be vigilant when it comes to the Coronavirus (COVID-19). The average daily rate of COVID-19 cases is rising all across the nation, and our region here in the State of Connecticut is no different. There has been an increase in positive COVID-19 cases in Tolland, so please get tested, wear a mask, and increase social distancing. Please take this pandemic seriously and be as cautious as possible. You can find a free test at www.ct.gov/prioritytesting. You can view the COVID-19 Data Tracker here: https://portal.ct.gov/Coronavirus/COVID-19-Data-Tracker

You can also view the color-coded response framework information here: https://portal.ct.gov/-/media/Departments-and-Agencies/DPH/Communications/Graphics/COVID-chart.jpg

Please remember to avoid larger events, limit time with non-family members, limit group sizes, postpone indoor activities where mask wearing or social distancing cannot be maintained, and maximize mask wearing.

In order to stop the spread of COVID-19, it is critical that you get tested – even if you’re not showing symptoms. Information about testing locations and upcoming testing events can be found by visiting www.ct.gov/coronavirus and typing in your zip code.

The complete list of COVID-19 symptoms can be found on the CDC website at: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/symptoms-testing/symptoms.html
Please remember if you are symptomatic, get tested, and stay home from work or school.

We again remind all residents to continue to practice social distancing when out in public, wear masks when social distancing cannot be maintained, and wash or sanitize hands frequently, especially after contact with public surfaces.


This article originally appeared on the Tolland Patch