New Canaan’s highest elected official said Tuesday that the town continues to see four or five new positive cases of COVID-19 virus per week. The new cases are of two kinds, according to First Selectman Kevin Moynihan: unvaccinated people or people who have received vaccine but have traveled “predominantly to areas of higher risk.”
None of the New Canaan positive cases are being reported yet as “very sick or hospitalized in the area,” Moynihan said during a regular meeting of the Board of Selectmen, held at Town Hall. “And [Gov. Ned Lamont] indicated yesterday this Delta variant is a concern,” Moynihan said. “I talked to the governor yesterday about the school reopening and whether or not he’s going to require masks,” he added. “The governor’s orders were extended as of today to [Sept.