WINDHAM, Conn. (WTNH) — The Town of Windham Friday alerted the Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD) that it will be reverting to Phase 2 levels of reopening for the immediate future.
This comes one day after Governor Lamontlisted Windham as one of 11 towns and cities around the state that were falling under the Red Alertfor COVID cases in the state. A Red Alert is for municipalities that have a two week average daily COVID-19 case rate higher than 15 per 100,000 population.
New London and East Lyme are two of 11 cities and towns across the state that were in the red zone for COVID-19 cases, according to the state.
Even with Phase 3 of the state's reopening plan underway for most municipalities, officials said now is not the time for people to let their guard down.
They continue to urge the wearing of masks and social distancing.
The state reported 15 cases per 100,000 residents.
There are 11 towns considered in a "red alert" as of September 27–October 10
In addition to New London and East Lyme, other areas on alert were Montville, Preston, Norwich and Griswold.
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