The town of Winthrop reported today it's confirmed 22 new Covid-19 cases tied to "social events at the Winthrop Elks, 191 Washington Ave. and the Pleasant Park Yacht Club, 562 Pleasant St."
The state currently has Winthrop colored red on its map of Covid-19 risks because of its current testing positivity rate of 10.6%
Town officials are urging anybody who visited either locale between Oct. 15 and 18 to get tested for Covid-19.
According to a post by Sully's Pro Pizza, the Elks shut down Oct. 21 for disinfecting after being notified that a resident who had visited the hall tested positive.
Winthrop is providing free testing at the McKenna Basketball Courts, 5 Walden St. People in cars can drive up between 2 and 7 p.m. on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday; people on foot can walk in for a test 2 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday and Thursday.