For the second straight day, Southington had the highest increase in confirmed cases of coronavirus in the area, according to data released by state health officials Thursday. Plainville also had an increase of two confirmed cases.
The town added two more, and four over the past two days, for a total of 321 confirmed cases. Southington remained the same with six probable cases and did its death totals remained at 25 confirmed and six probable.
Plainville went up to 162 confirmed coronavirus cases, with another three probable. The town did not have an increase to their death totals, remaining at 21 confirmed and one probable.
New Britain and Berlin had one additional confirmed case added to its totals. New Britain has 966 confirmed cases and 71 probable. The city also had no change to its death total, keeping at 69 confirmed and 22 probable. Berlin is up to 153 confirmed cases with seven probable. The death total also remained the same for Berlin, at 13 confirmed and three probable.
Bristol, Newington and Plymouth all had its numbers remain level Thursday. Bristol stayed at 567 confirmed and 17 probable, along with 64 confirmed deaths and eight probable. Newington is still at 373 confirmed cases and 22 probable, while also remaining level with 37 confirmed deaths and 14 probable. Plymouth remained at 68 confirmed and five probable cases, along with one confirmed death.
Those hospitalized with COVID-19 in the state was down another 10 patients Thursday, for a total of 176. There were an additional seven coronavirus-associated deaths, for a total death toll of 4,226. In Hartford County, there have been 1,029 confirmed coronavirus-associated deaths plus another 307 probable.
There were 4,722 tests reported Thursday with 81 positive cases. There have been 45,440 COVID-19 cases statewide since testing began, with Hartford County accounting for 10,653 confirmed cases and 669 probable cases.