State hospitalizations for COVID-19 decrease by 17; many area cities see slight increases in positive cases

Published on Saturday, 6 June 2020 19:59


The number of people hospitalized in Connecticut for the coronavirus dropped once again from Thursday to Friday as there are now a reported 333 hospitalized people, down from 350.

New Britain’s number of total cases went up by four from 993 to 997 as the city continues to stay near the 1,000-case line. The city currently has 930 confirmed cases and 67 probable cases.

Bristol continues to have 19 probable cases of COVID-19, but saw its number of actual cases increase from 548 to 552 over the past day.

Newington saw one new confirmed case of the virus, which makes the town’s total 361 for the duration of the pandemic. Southington’s numbers stayed consistent at 309 confirmed cases and 14 probable cases.

Berlin added one new coronavirus patient Friday, which makes the town’s confirmed case total increase to 147 with seven probable cases.

Plainville, which saw a small spike in cases over the past couple of days, saw only one new confirmed case of the virus making the total in town 157. Plymouth is now on its fifth consecutive day with 66 confirmed cases and four probables.

Along with 17 fewer hospitalizations across the state, there were also 17 new deaths from the virus in Connecticut, which increases the state death toll to 4,055.

The state reported 8,160 new tests administered and 358 of them coming back positive. Connecticut has now given 293,474 test and received 43,818 positive results.

Hartford County saw three additional COVID-19 related deaths Friday, making the confirmed death count 971 with another 308 probable deaths. The county currently has 10,046 confirmed cases and another 701 probable cases.

Posted in The Bristol Press, Bristol, Plainville, Southington Herald, Terryville, Plymouth on Saturday, 6 June 2020 19:59. Updated: Saturday, 6 June 2020 20:02.