For the second straight day an area town reported a death from COVID-19-associated illness, according to data released by state health officials. Newington had one additional confirmed coronavirus-associated death added to its latest total. The town has had 37 confirmed and 13 probable deaths from the virus.
Statewide, it was another day of high COVID-19 test reported and low positive cases Thursday. Out of the 11,461 tests reported, just 74 resulted in coronavirus cases statewide. There were two reported deaths, for a total of 4,326, and one more patient hospitalized due to COVID-19, for a total of 101.
New Britain had two extra confirmed coronavirus cases added to its total, brining the city to 1,016 confirmed and 73 probable. The city’s death numbers remained at 71 confirmed and 22 probable.
Bristol had no changes, remaining at 592 confirmed and 17 probable cases. The city had no change in its death totals, staying at 64 confirmed and eight probable.
Newington’s confirmed cases remained the same, at 373, but had a decline of one in probable cases, to 21.
Southington had an increase of one confirmed case Thursday, bringing its totals to 328 confirmed and 13 probable. The town’s death numbers remained steady at 27 confirmed and five probable.
Once again, Plainville, Berlin and Plymouth had no changes to its COVID-19 numbers.
Plainville remained at 172 confirmed and three probable cases, with 24 confirmed and one probable virus-associated death.
Berlin remained at 157 confirmed and seven probable virus cases and 13 confirmed and three probable coronavirus-associated deaths.
Plymouth stayed at 68 confirmed and one probable case and one confirmed death.