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Groton City announces first two cases of COVID-19

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Groton City Police announced Saturday morning that two city residents have tested positive for COVID-19.

The 39-year-old female and 53-year-old female do not have severe symptoms and have been directed to self-quarantine as per the recommendation of the Ledge Light Health District, according to a news release from the Groton City Police.

"Although these are our initial cases, they are unlikely to be our last," the release said. "We respectfully request of our residents to continue to socially distance, and keep our transmission low."

Groton Town Police also announced the two cases Saturday and said additionally that Ledge Light confirmed a 34-year-old male had tested positive for the virus. On Friday, the town police said Ledge Light confirmed a 22-year-old woman had the disease caused by the coronavirus. The department earlier announced cases involving a 52-year-old woman on March 22; the second, a 60-year-old woman, on March 25; and the third, a 57-year-old man, on March 27.

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