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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.
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.
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.
The town of North Haven is taking precautions to prevent residents from contracting the EEE virus.
State health officials are continuing to warn residents about the mosquito-borne eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) virus.
South Windsor is taking precautions after a mosquito collected in the town tested positive for the Eastern Equine Encephalitis virus.
Senator Chris Murphy will meet with experts at the agricultural experiment on Friday focusing on the EEE crisis in the northeast.