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Which Connecticut Towns and Cities are in COVID-19 Red Alerts?

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There are now 30 towns under red alert status in Connecticut, which is an increase of 11 from last week.

The state has started a color-coded alert system that places each city and town in a category based on its COVID-19 rate.

Red is the highest alert level and municipalities in that category have the option to roll back to a more restrictive phase two of reopening rather than remain in phase three, which the state is in now.

Below are the state's Red Alert towns:

  • Ansonia
  • Bridgeport
  • Canterbury
  • Cromwell
  • Danbury
  • East Hartford
  • Ellington
  • Franklin
  • Griswold
  • Groton
  • Hartford
  • Killingly
  • Lisbon
  • Middlebury
  • Middlefield
  • Montville
  • New Britain
  • New London
  • North Canaan
  • Norwalk
  • Norwich
  • Old Saybrook
  • Plainfield
  • Sprague
  • Stamford
  • Waterbury
  • Waterford
  • Watertown
  • Windham
  • Wolcott

The towns in bold were recently added.

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Red Alert towns account for about one-third of the state at this time, Lamont said.

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There are also 53 towns under Orange Alert status. Below is a list of those towns:

  • Andover
  • Avon
  • Beacon Falls
  • Berlin
  • Bethany
  • Bethel
  • Bethlehem
  • Bloomfield
  • Bristol
  • Brookfield
  • Brooklyn
  • Burlington
  • Colchester
  • Derby
  • Durham
  • East Hampton
  • East Haven
  • East Lyme
  • Fairfield
  • Farmington
  • Hamden
  • Ledyard
  • Marlborough
  • Manchester
  • Meriden
  • Middletown
  • Monroe
  • Naugatuck
  • New Haven
  • North Branford
  • North Haven
  • Plainville
  • Prospect
  • Salem
  • Seymour
  • Sherman
  • South Windsor
  • Stratford
  • Thomaston
  • Tolland
  • Torrington
  • Vernon
  • Voluntown
  • Wallingford
  • West Haven
  • Wethersfield
  • Windsor
  • Woodbridge
  • Woodstock

The governor announced that Orange Alert towns will also have the option to revert to phase 2.

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