State hospitalizations for COVID-19 drops to 350 statewide; area cities, towns have little to no movement in cases

Published on Friday, 5 June 2020 17:27


On a day where those hospitalized with COVID-19 statewide fell once again, to 350 overall, there wasn’t small movement among area cities or towns when it comes to confirmed and probable cases.

Bristol added three positive confirmed cases Friday, totaling 548 since testing began, second most in the area. The city remained level with 19 probably cases of COVID-19.

Newington had an additional two positive confirmed cases added to its COVID-19 totals Friday, for a total that now stands at 360, third most in the area. The town remained at 22 for those considered probable.

Southington had a decrease of one in probable cases Friday, going from 15 to 14, and remained the same in total confirmed cases of coronavirus, with 309.

Berlin had one additional confirmed positive case of COVID-19 added to its total. The town now has 146 confirmed positive cases and seven probable, the latter of which remained even.

After adding 10 positive cases to its total Thursday, Plainville remained the same in total numbers Friday. The town has 156 confirmed positive cases, with another three probable for the virus.

For the fourth straight day, Plymouth had no change in COVID-19 cases, remaining at 66 confirmed and four probable.

The state is down to just 350 COVID-19 patients overall Friday, after another 23 was reduced from that total over the past 24 hours. There were 23 additional deaths reported, for total state death toll that stands at 4,038

There were 5,857 tests reported Friday, with 221 coming back as COVID-19 cases. There have been 285,314 total test reported statewide, with 43,460 coming back as positive cases since testing began.

In Harford County, there have been 968 confirmed COVID-19 deaths, with 309 additional considered probable. The county currently totals 9,982 confirmed positive cases, with another 695 probable.

Posted in The Bristol Press, Bristol, Plainville, Plymouth, Southington Herald, Terryville on Friday, 5 June 2020 17:27. Updated: Friday, 5 June 2020 17:29.