New Britain continues to have the highest increases among area cities and towns, with another seven confirmed positive tests Wednesday, according to data released by state health officials Wednesday.
The city now has 945 confirmed cases of coronavirus, with an additional 64 considered probable. The probable total decreased by one for the second straight day.
After two straight days of declines, Bristol had an increase in confirmed COVID-19 cases, with an additional two added to its town. The city now has 557 confirmed cases, with another 16 probable, a number that remained the same.
Newington had an increase of four confirmed coronavirus cases Wednesday, going from 364 to 369. The town did remain level with 23 probable cases.
Southington broke a streak of five straight days with no movement Wednesday, adding two confirmed coronavirus cases. The town now has 311 confirmed cases, with another 14 probable, which remained the same.
Berlin had no movement for the third straight day, remaining at 147 confirmed COVID-19 cases and seven probable.
Plainville had a decrease in both confirmed and probable coronavirus cases, going from 157 to 156 in confirmed and from three to two in probable.
Plymouth’s total remained the same for the third straight day, and has moved just once over the past nine days. The town still has 67 confirmed coronavirus cases and five probable.
Patients hospitalized with COVID-19 continues to drop statewide, with another 23 deducted from the overall total. The number now stands at just 270. There were 701 patients hospitalized heading into Memorial Day.
There were an additional 23 COVID-19-associated deaths reported Wednesday, for a total death toll of 4,120. There have been 1,001 confirmed coronavirus deaths in Hartford County, plus another 302 that are considered probable.
There were 4,360 tests reported in the last day, with 168 positive cases. In Hartford County, there have been 10,274 coronavirus confirmed cases since testing began, with another 650 probable.