Middletown, more cities confirm their first coronavirus cases

Middlesex

MIDDLETOWN, Conn. (WTNH) — Middletown Mayor Ben Florsheim has confirmed the city’s first positive case of coronavirus to News 8 Saturday afternoon.

Mayor Florsheim says the individual is a man in his 50s. The mayor says the man is not showing major symptoms and is “doing fairly well.” He is currently in self-isolation.

“It goes to show a lot of the times people are not going to present major symptoms and can still be contagious,” Mayor Florsheim said.

The man is not sure how he contracted the virus, but he recently traveled to Florida.

The Uncas Health District has confirmed that a Norwich resident has tested positive for the virus Saturday evening. The individual is a 43-year-old male. This is Norwich’s first confirmed coronavirus case.

The town of Orange also confirmed its first case of coronavirus as well Saturday. That individual is an older male who lives in one of the town’s village communities.

This is a developing story. Check back for more details.

Copyright 2020 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Old Saybrook Parks and Recreation working to keep kids active during coronavirus outbreak

News /
Thumbnail for the video titled "Old Saybrook Parks and Recreation working to keep kids active during coronavirus outbreak"

Middletown gets its first positive coronavirus case

News /
Thumbnail for the video titled "Middletown gets its first positive coronavirus case"

Middletown Mayor confirms city's first coronavirus case

News /
Thumbnail for the video titled "Middletown Mayor confirms city's first coronavirus case"

Update: Family stuck in Peru amid coronavirus outbreak on their way home; Madison family still waiting

News /
Thumbnail for the video titled "Update: Family stuck in Peru amid coronavirus outbreak on their way home; Madison family still waiting"

Essex couple stuck in North Africa after coronavirus travel ban

News /
Thumbnail for the video titled "Essex couple stuck in North Africa after coronavirus travel ban"

Middletown restaurant closing amid virus concerns auctions off inventory to community

News /
Thumbnail for the video titled "Middletown restaurant closing amid virus concerns auctions off inventory to community"
More Middlesex

Trending Stories

Don't Miss

More Don't Miss