Bristol has drop in COVID-19 confirmed cases for second straight day; hospitalizations drops under 300

Published on Tuesday, 9 June 2020 16:58
Written by BRAD CARROLL

@bradgameday

New Britain went over 1,000 total COVID-19 cases Tuesday, according to data released by state health officials. The city now has 1,003 in all after having an increase in confirmed positive cases.

New Britain has 938 confirmed coronavirus cases, which is an increase of six since Monday, the only area city or town to have an increase. The city did see a drop of one in probable cases, going from 66 to 65.

For the second straight day, Bristol had a drop in confirmed COVID-19 positive cases, going from 556 to 555. The city had 557 confirmed cases in Sunday’s report. The total probable cases also dropped for the city, going from 19 to 16.

After having an increase in both categories Monday, Newington had no change in COVID-19 cases Tuesday, remaining at 364 confirmed cases and 23 probable.

Southington is now up to five straight days without a movement in coronavirus cases, staying at 309 confirmed and 14 probable.

Berlin remained the same from Monday, with 147 confirmed COVID-19 cases and seven more probable.

Plainville had no change in its coronavirus cases for the third straight day, remaining at 157 confirmed and three probable.

Plymouth’s totals remained the same for the second straight day, and have moved just once over the past eight days. The town has 67 confirmed coronavirus cases, with another five probable.

State hospitalizations dropped under 300 after another 31 were deducted from the total Tuesday. There are now just 293 state residents hospitalized overall.

There were less than a hundred new COVID-19 cases reported statewide, with just 87 added to the overall total. There were an additional 4,658 tests reported on the day. Overall, there have been 310,654 tests reported statewide, with 44,179 testing positive. In Hartford County, there have been 10,206 confirmed COVID-19 cases, with another 653 probable cases.

There were an additional 13 deaths reported Tuesday, for a total state death toll of 4,097. In Hartford County, there have been 991 COVID-19-associated confirmed deaths, with 300 more considered probable.



Posted in The Bristol Press, , Bristol, Plainville, Plymouth, Southington Herald, Terryville on Tuesday, 9 June 2020 16:58. Updated: Tuesday, 9 June 2020 17:00.