Stamford Coronavirus Updates: City Has 3,159 Confirmed Cases

RJ Scofield

STAMFORD, CT — City officials announced Monday evening there have been 3,159 confirmed cases and 69 probable cases of the coronavirus in Stamford as of June 15, according to the state Department of Public Health.

While that number is up from the 3,087 confirmed cases and 71 probable cases of the virus, also referred to as COVID-19, reported by the state on Friday, city officials also noted the department has been adding cases that may have been missed in previous weeks' reporting.

"This may result in data 'spikes' that are not representative of new cases," officials said in the city's daily COVID-19 situation newsletter.

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Officials also noted the state's interactive dashboard that tracks cases and deaths across the entire state indicates Stamford has had "193 reported deaths attributed to COVID-19 cases" as of June 15. That number has not changed from Friday's newsletter.

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COVID-19 is caused by a member of the coronavirus family that's a close cousin to the SARS and MERS viruses that have caused outbreaks in the past.

All information about the city's response to the virus can be found on the city website.

This article originally appeared on the Stamford Patch