State reports zero COVID-19-associated deaths, first time since March; plus area updates

Published on Tuesday, 7 July 2020 16:25
Written by BRAD CARROLL

@bradgameday

For the first time since March, there were no COVID-19-associated deaths to report, according to data released by state health officials Tuesday. In addition, just .99% of the test reported came back as positive cases.

Out of the 5,745 tests reported Tuesday, 57 came back as positive cases. There was an increase in patients hospitalized with coronavirus, however, with 14 more added to a total that stands at 83.

Locally, New Britain added one confirmed coronavirus case Tuesday. The city has had 1,028 confirmed and 73 probable virus cases, plus 71 confirmed and 22 probable deaths.

Bristol also had one additional confirmed COVID-19 case, bringing its totals to 597 confirmed and 18 probable. The city’s virus-associated deaths remained the same 64 confirmed and nine probable.

Newington had two additional confirmed cases, bringing its totals to 376 confirmed and 21 probable. The town’s death totals remained at 36 confirmed and 13 probable.

Southington had no changes Tuesday, remaining at 330 confirmed and 13 probable cases and 27 confirmed and five probable virus-associated deaths.

Plainville had no changes, remaining at 172 confirmed and three probable cases, with 24 confirmed and one probable virus-associated death.

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

For the first time in over two weeks, Plymouth added a confirmed case to its virus totals. The town now has 69 confirmed and one probable case, along with one confirmed virus-associated death.



Posted in The Bristol Press, , Bristol, Plainville, Plymouth, Southington Herald on Tuesday, 7 July 2020 16:25. Updated: Tuesday, 7 July 2020 16:27.