Coronavirus in Fairfield: 37 deaths, 333 cases
FAIRFIELD — Since the first coronavirus related death on March 28, 37 residents have died after contracting the disease, according to First Selectwoman Brenda Kupchick.
A daily report from the state puts the number of confirmed cases in town at 333 as of Wednesday, an increase of 27 from the day before.
In posts on Twitter and Facebook Tuesday evening, Kupchick said 112 residents had recovered after contracting the virus.
The state reports 22,469 Connecticut residents have tested positive for the virus, an increase of 2,109 from Tuesday. It said deaths associated with the disease increased by 121, bringing the total to 1,544.
Twenty-three more people were hospitalized with COVID-19, according to the state, meaning 1,972 people were in the hospital with coronavirus as of Wednesday afternoon.