Those patients hospitalized with COVID-19 dropped under 250 Thursday, with another 24 being subtracted from the total, according to data released by state health officials. There are now 246 total patients hospitalized with coronavirus state wide.
Locally, Bristol and Plainville had the biggest increases in confirmed COVID-19 cases, both adding three to its totals.
Bristol had an increase in confirmed cases for the second straight day, after having two days of declines. The city now had 560 confirmed cases, to go along with 16 probable, a number that has remained the same.
New Britain had just one additional confirmed coronavirus case, for a total of 946. The city remained level with 64 additional probable cases.
Newington had a decrease of one confirmed coronavirus case Thursday, a day after seeing an increase of four. The town now has 368 confirmed COVID-19 cases, with another 23 probable, a number which remained even.
After breaking a streak of five consecutive days with no additional cases, Southington was once again level for the second straight day Thursday. The town has 311 confirmed cases of the virus, with another 14 probable.
Berlin has now had no movement in coronavirus cases for four straight days. The town has remained at 147 confirmed coronavirus cases and seven probable.
After having a decrease in confirmed coronavirus cases Wednesday, Plainville added three to its total in this report. The town now has 159 confirmed cases, with another two probable, the latter of which remained the same.
Plymouth’s numbers remained the same for the fourth straight day, with the probable cases level for the 10th straight day. The town has 67 confirmed coronavirus cases with another five probable.
There were an additional 26 COVID-19-associated deaths reported statewide Thursday, for a total death toll of 4,146. There have been 1,006 confirmed coronavirus-associated deaths in Hartford County, second most among counties, with another 302 probable, most in the state.
There were 5,030 additional tests reported in the latest report, with 114 new coronavirus cases. There have been just over 320,000 tests reported, with 44,461 coming back positive for the virus. In Hartford County, there have been 10,314 confirmed COVID-19 cases and another 653 probable cases.