COVID-19 Latest Daily Update
Last Updated: October 25, 2020
Mayor Rilling Provides Local Update on Coronavirus
City officials are working closely with partners at the state and federal levels, as well as partners in Norwalk, to monitor and respond to COVID-19, the 2019 novel Coronavirus. Statewide updates can be found online at ct.gov/coronavirus. Mayor Rilling provided the following Norwalk-area specific updates regarding COVID-19 coronavirus as of 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, October 25, 2020:
- Since yesterday, there are 37 new positive cases in Norwalk, bringing the total positive reported cases to 2,803. There were no new deaths reported.
- The Day Street Community Health Center, located at 49 Day Street in Norwalk, offers free COVID-19 testing Monday – Friday from 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. No appointment, referral, or symptoms are needed to be tested. Flu shots are also available at the health center. For more information visit chc1.com.
- Norwalk Public Schools announced that it needs to look closely at the possibility of moving its middle and high schools from hybrid learning to full remote for all students in grades 6-12. Any transition from hybrid to full remote would be effective as of Monday, November 2, unless there is a significant change in circumstances that would require an earlier switch. At this time, NPS states elementary students would continue to have the option to attend in-person, as would certain students with disabilities and some English language learners. More information is available at norwalkps.org.
- Election Day is November 3, 2020, and the online voter registration deadline in Connecticut is October 27. Election Day registration will be available at Norwalk City Hall in the Community Room. Face coverings and social distancing is required. To register to vote online, visit myvote.ct.gov/register. All voters can also vote via absentee ballot this year as a result of COVID-19 health and safety concerns. Those who have not received a ballot can download one at myvote.ct.gov/absentee. All polling places will be open Election Day for those who choose to vote in-person.
- Free meals for Norwalk children has been continued through the end of the 2020-2021 academic year. “Grab and go” meals are available at sites around Norwalk, and are open to all Norwalk children ages 2-18. They do not have to attend Norwalk Public Schools to receive meals, and no paperwork or proof of immigration status is needed. Meals are available for students whether they are in-person or distancing learning. Families with questions or who need assistance in English can call (203) 899-2990 and in Spanish (203) 939-0656.
“Norwalk Public Schools has done a fantastic job getting our children back to school for in-person learning this year. I appreciate the thoughtfulness, cautiousness, and concern they have put into plans and operations. NPS, the Norwalk Health Department, and my office will continue working closely together to protect the health and safety of students and staff,” Mayor Rilling said. “We conducted hundreds of COVID-19 tests this weekend at pop up events. We will be planning more evening and weekend events in the future to expand the availability for community members to be tested.”
Members of the public are encouraged to sign-up for the City’s CodeRED Emergency Alert Notification System at norwalkct.org/codered. Updates on City services, hours, and community resources will be routinely published at norwalkct.org/citynews. The latest health updates can be found at norwalkct.org/coronavirus.
Norwalk COVID-19 Cases by Date of Specimen Collection
Number of Positive COVID-19 Norwalk Cases per Age Group
Number of COVID-19 Norwalk Deaths per Age Group