There was minor movement among our area cities and towns in COVID-19 positive confirmed and probable cases, except for Newington, which had a large increase in confirmed cases, according to data released by state health officials Tuesday afternoon.
Newington was the only area city or town to have a double-digit increase in COVID-19 positive confirmed cases, with 24 added to its total. Those categorized as probable decreased by three, for a total of 21. The town has 357 positive confirmed cases in all.
New Britain had an additional eight COVID-19 positive confirmed cases Tuesday, while those probable remained the same. The city now has 916 confirmed cases in all, with 63 more probable.
Bristol had four more COVID-19 positive confirmed cases in the past day, with those probable remained the same. The city has 540 confirmed cases along with 19 probable.
Southington had an additional three positive confirmed cases added to its total, which now stands at 303. The town’s COVID-19 probable cases had a decrease of three, from 16 to 13.
Berlin had an increase of three confirmed positive cases, while those considered probable remained the same. The town now has 147 positive cases and another seven that are probable.
Plainville also had an increase of three positive cases, moving its overall number in that category to 144. The town’s COVID-19 probable cases had an increase of one on the day, from two to three.
Plymouth remained the exact same in both categories Tuesday, staying at 66 positive cases and four more probable.
Overall in the state, there were 9,252 new COVID-19 tests reported, with 239 of those resulting in positives. In Hartford County, there have been 9,861 confirmed coronavirus cases, with another 675 considered probable.
There were eight deaths in the state Tuesday, bringing the overall death toll to 3,972. In Hartford County, there have been 951 confirmed deaths, while another 302 are categorized as probable.