New Britain had an increase in both confirmed and probable COVID-19 cases Monday, and also had one resident die from COVID-19-associated illness, although it is being classified as probable, according to data released by state health officials.
The city was up three in both confirmed and probable coronavirus cases, with totals of 959 and 70, respectively. New Britain has suffered 69 confirmed coronavirus-associated deaths, with 22 additional considered probable.
No other area city or town had a death reported.
Southington had the next highest increase, with two confirmed coronavirus cases added to its total of 317. The town also has 14 probable cases, which remained level.
Bristol had one additional coronavirus confirmed positive case to add to its total Monday, for a total of 567. The city has 17 probable cases, which remained the same.
Newington also had an increase of one confirmed coronavirus case. The town now has 371 confirmed positive cases, with another 23 probable, which remained even.
Plainville, Berlin and Plymouth each had no change in either confirmed or probable cases. Plainville has 160 confirmed and two probable; Berlin has 149 confirmed and seven probable; and Plymouth has 67 confirmed and five probable.
Overall, there were 7,255 tests reported Monday, with 147 positive cases added to the statewide total. There have now been 354,445 total tests reported, with 45,235 resulting in positive cases of coronavirus. In Hartford County, there have been 10,573 confirmed COVID-19 cases, with another 658 probable.
There were three more coronavirus-associated deaths in the state, bringing the total death toll to 4,204. In Hartford County, there have been 1,023 coronavirus confirmed deaths, with 305 probable.
There were two less patients hospitalized with COVID-19 than a day ago, bringing the total to just 203 statewide. That’s 41 less than Friday’s number of patients.