Plainville has two additional COVID-19-associated deaths; updates for Bristol, Plymouth, Southington

Published on Tuesday, 16 June 2020 16:59
Written by BRAD CARROLL

@bradgameday

Plainville had two additional residents die from COVID-19-associated illnesses, according to data released by state health officials. The town now has had 21 coronavirus-associated confirmed deaths, with one probable.

New Britain once again had the highest increase of confirmed coronavirus cases, although relatively minor. The city had an increase of five confirmed cases, for a total of 964. New Britain also had an additional probable case to report, for a total of 71 since testing began.

Bristol actually had a decrease of one confirmed COVID-19 case Tuesday, going from 567 to 566 over the past day. The city remained at 17 probable cases.

Berlin had an increase of two in coronavirus confirmed cases over the past day, for a total of 151. The town remained even in probable cases with seven.

Newington added one to its coronavirus confirmed cases total, for a total of 372. The town did drop one in probable cases, going from 23 to 22.

Plainville, Southington and Plymouth once again had no change in confirmed and probable COVID-19 cases. Plainville remained at 160 confirmed and two probable; Southington stayed at 317 confirmed and 14 probable; while Plymouth remained level with 67 confirmed and five probable.

The state inched closer to going under 200 patients currently hospitalized with COVID-19, as two more were deducted from the total Tuesday, standing at 201 overall. There are three at the Hospital of Central Connecticut and none at Bristol Hospital.

There were six additional deaths reported, for a total death toll of 4,210 statewide. In Hartford County, there have been 1,025 confirmed COVID-19-associated deaths, with another 305 probable.

There were 5,041 tests reported Tuesday, with 114 COVID-19 positive cases added. There have been just under 360,000 tests reported overall, with 45,349 positive cases since testing began. In Hartford County, there have been 10,601 confirmed COVID-19 cases, plus another 660 probable.



Posted in The Bristol Press, , Bristol, Plainville, Plymouth, Southington Herald, Terryville on Tuesday, 16 June 2020 16:59. Updated: Tuesday, 16 June 2020 17:02.