Bristol up five in confirmed COVID-19 cases; updates for Plymouth, Southington, Plainville

Published on Friday, 19 June 2020 16:40
Written by BRAD CARROLL

@bradgameday

New Britain reached 70 COVID-19-associated confirmed deaths among its residents, according to the latest data released by state health officials. The city has had 70 confirmed deaths and another 22 probable.

For the second straight day, New Britain had just one new confirmed COVID-19 case for a total of 967. The city remained level with 71 probable cases.

After a day with no increase, Bristol’s confirmed coronavirus cases went up by five Friday. The city now has 572 confirmed cases, plus an additional 17 probable. The city had no additional deaths to report, remaining at 64 confirmed and eight probable.

Newington had a decrease in confirmed COVID-19 cases, dropping one to 372. The town’s 22 probable cases and confirmed (37) and probable (14) coronavirus-associated deaths all remained the same.

Southington did not have an increase in confirmed COVID-19 cases, remaining at 321, but did have a decrease in probable cases, dropping one to 13 since Wednesday. The town’s death numbers remained the same, with 25 confirmed coronavirus-associated deaths and six probable.

Plainville had an increase of four confirmed coronavirus cases and six over the last two days. The town now has 166 confirmed cases plus another three probable. Plainville had no change in its coronavirus-associated death total, with 21 confirmed and one probable.

Berlin had no increases Friday, remaining at 153 confirmed virus cases and seven probable. The town’s death numbers also remained the same, with 13 confirmed and three probable.

Finally, Plymouth had no changes, remaining at 68 confirmed and five probable cases, along with one confirmed death.

The number of people hospitalized with COVID-19 keeps dropping in the state, this time another four were taken off the tally from Thursday. There are currently 172 coronavirus patients statewide, including two at Bristol Hospital and three at the Hospital of Central Connecticut.

There were 12 additional COVID-19-associated deaths reported Friday for a total death toll of 4,238. In Hartford County there have been 1,032 confirmed COVID-19 deaths, with 309 more considered probable.

There were 7,293 tests reported Friday with 117 positive cases.



Posted in The Bristol Press, , Bristol, Plainville, Plymouth, Southington Herald, Terryville on Friday, 19 June 2020 16:40. Updated: Friday, 19 June 2020 16:43.