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COVID Outbreak Among New London Firefighters

COVID-19 has been spreading among firefighters in New London. The Day of New London reports that ten firefighters tested positive for the illness. Tests are pending on four more. All fourteen of them are currently quarantining. Some of them should be back on the job next week. Other firefighters are working extra hours to make up the difference in staffing. The mayor and the fire chief say no stations will close.

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Matt Dwyer is a producer for Where We Live and a reporter and midday host for Connecticut Public's news department.

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