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The recommendation to restrict outdoor activities to protect against the EEE virus has been lifted. The CT Department of Public Health and the CT Department of Energy and Environmental Protection made the announcement Thursday afternoon.
New Britain Mayor Erin Stewart announced Tuesday all evening activities in the city can now be scheduled past 6:00 p.m.
To calm people’s fears, organizers at The Portland Fair had several discussions with DEEP, local authorities and people who are running other Fall festivals. The town decided to spray the perimeter of the fairgrounds in addition to handing out the free bug spray.
Many festivals across Connecticut have been taking precautions to protect their guests from mosquitoes that could be carrying EEE, and the Portland Fair is no exception.
Concerns about EEE are on the rise as the virus has now been detected in 25 communities across the state. The latest – in Stamford.
We are learning more about the most recently confirmed cases of EEE in the state. Three people have now died from the virus and fourth is now in the hospital.
Two new cases of Eastern Equine Encephalitis in Connecticut were confirmed by the Department of Public Health (DPH) on Tuesday. One patient is reported to have died, bringing the total death toll in the state to three this year.
A mosquito pool has tested positive for EEE.
College campuses are taking no chances with the potentially-deadly EEE virus. Concerns about mosquitoes carrying the virus have schools rearranging athletic schedules and other outdoor events.