Southington has additional COVID-19-associated death; rate of positive cases statewide low again

Published on Wednesday, 1 July 2020 16:32


While the state continues to see low numbers of new positive COVID-19 cases, despite high number of tests, there was one additional death to report locally. Southington had a confirmed coronavirus-associated death added to its total, according to the latest data released by state health officials.

Southington has now had 27 confirmed virus-associated, plus five considered probable. The town’s coronavirus cases remained the same Wednesday, with 327 confirmed and 13 probable.

New Britain and Bristol were the only area cities or towns to add numbers to its coronavirus case totals Wednesday.

New Britain had an increase of two confirmed cases, for new totals of 1,014 confirmed and 73 probable. The death totals also remained level, at 71 confirmed and 22 probable.

Bristol added one confirmed case Wednesday, bringing its totals to 592 confirmed and 17 probable. The city had no change in its death totals, remaining at 64 confirmed and eight probable.

Newington, Plainville, Berlin and Plymouth all had no changes.

Newington remained at 373 confirmed and 22 probable coronavirus cases, plus 36 confirmed and 13 probable virus-associated deaths.

Plainville stayed at 172 confirmed and three probable cases, with 24 confirmed and one probable virus-associated death.

Berlin had no movement again, staying at 157 confirmed and seven probable virus cases and 13 confirmed and three probable coronavirus-associated deaths.

Plymouth again had no changes, remaining at 68 confirmed and one probable case and one confirmed death.

Statewide, there 11,448 COVID-19 tests reported with just 58 coming back positive. There were two deaths reported for a total of 4,324, while hospitalizations had an increase of two, to 100.

Posted in The Bristol Press, , Bristol, Plainville, Plymouth, Southington Herald on Wednesday, 1 July 2020 16:32. Updated: Wednesday, 1 July 2020 16:35.