There was a huge increase in state residents hospitalized with coronavirus Tuesday, with an additional 41 added to a total that now stands at 381, according to state health officials. Just over one month ago there was under 100 patients hospitalized across the state with covid-19.
There were 21,230 tests reported Tuesday with 985 coming back as positive cases. There were seven coronavirus-associated deaths over the last day for a total of 4,634 since reporting began.
New Britain had another 40 residents confirmed and four more considered probable Tuesday. The city moved within three of reaching 2,000 in confirmed cases and has had 96 of those cases since Friday. The city now stands at 1,997 confirmed and 104 probable cases.
Bristol had another 15 residents confirmed as having tested positive for coronavirus and has had 50 since Friday. The city is up to 970 confirmed and 37 probable cases.
Newington had 11 residents confirmed and another one considered probable in testing positive for the virus Tuesday. The town is up to 578 confirmed and 28 probable cases.
Southington had 11 residents confirmed and five considered probable in testing positive for coronavirus. The town has had 514 confirmed and 42 probable cases.
Berlin had an additional seven residents confirmed and one considered probable for testing positive for the virus, bringing the town’s totals to 275 confirmed and 20 probable.
Plainville had one resident confirmed as testing positive for covid-19 Tuesday. The town is up to 255 confirmed and 14 probable cases in all.
Plymouth had another four residents confirmed as testing positive for coronavirus Tuesday, and had had 13 since Friday. The town has had 114 confirmed and eight probable cases.