Another big jump statewide in coronavirus cases, hospitalizations, deaths; Bristol has nearly 100 new cases

Published on Monday, 16 November 2020 17:42
Written by BRAD CARROLL

@bradgameday

The state’s coronavirus numbers continue to rise across all metrics, with nearly 100 new hospitalizations and over 20 new deaths since Friday, according to state health officials Monday.

The state had 22 coronavirus-associated deaths over the weekend for a total since reporting began of 4,759. There have been an additional 98 residents hospitalized with covid-19 illnesses for a total of 757. One month ago, on Oct. 16, there was 184 patients hospitalized with the virus.

There were 86,210 coronavirus tests reported with 4,639 coming back as positive cases, a positivity rate of 5.38%.

Locally, coronavirus cases were on the rise as well.

New Britain had 119 residents confirmed as having tested positive for coronavirus over the weekend for a total of 2,454 since reporting began. The city also had an additional five residents who are considered probable for having coronavirus. That numbers stands at 156.

New Britain has the eighth most confirmed coronavirus cases in the state.

The city has also had 84 confirmed coronavirus-associated deaths among residents and another 23 considered probable since reporting began.

Bristol had 90 additional residents confirmed as having tested positive for coronavirus since Friday and another four considered probable cases. The city is up to 1,249 confirmed and 62 probable cases in all.

The city has the 17th most confirmed coronavirus cases in the state.

Bristol has had 71 confirmed and eight probable coronavirus-associated deaths among residents.

Newington had an additional 58 residents confirmed as having tested positive for coronavirus. The town stands at 758 confirmed and 38 probable cases of the virus overall.

The town has had 49 confirmed and 13 probable coronavirus-associated deaths.

Southington was up 49 in residents confirmed as having tested positive for coronavirus, plus another four considered probable cases over the weekend. The town is now at 754 confirmed and 60 probable cases overall.

Southington has had 30 confirmed and five probable virus-associated deaths.

Berlin had 19 residents confirmed as having tested positive for covid-19 and another two considered probable cases. The town is up to 335 confirmed and 30 probable cases in all.

The town has had 14 confirmed and three probable virus-associated deaths.

Plainville is up 30 in residents confirmed as having tested positive for coronavirus and another two considered probable cases since Friday. The town has had 348 confirmed and 23 probable cases overall.

Plainville has had 25 confirmed and one probable covid-19-associated death.

Plymouth had 15 additional residents confirmed as having tested positive for the virus since Friday plus another one considered probable. The town has had 168 confirmed and 14 probable cases overall and one confirmed coronavirus-associated death.



Posted in The Bristol Press, , Bristol, Plainville, Plymouth, Southington Herald on Monday, 16 November 2020 17:42. Updated: Monday, 16 November 2020 17:44.