Bristol has small rise in COVID-19 confirmed cases; updates for Plymouth, Southington, Plainville

Published on Wednesday, 8 July 2020 17:01
Written by BRAD CARROLL

@bradgameday

A day after reporting zero COVID-19-associated deaths for the first time since March, there were five reported Wednesday, including one from Newington. There have been 4,343 deaths statewide due to coronavirus.

Newington now has had 37 confirmed coronavirus-associated deaths, plus an additional 13 considered probable. The town also had an increase of one confirmed coronavirus case, bringing those totals to 377 confirmed and 21 probable.

New Britain had one additional confirmed COVID-19 case Wednesday, while its other totals remained the same. The city has 1,029 confirmed and 73 probable virus cases and 71 confirmed and 22 probable coronavirus-associated deaths.

Bristol also had one additional confirmed COVID-19 case, with its other totals remaining the same. The city has had 598 confirmed and 18 probable cases and 64 confirmed and nine probable virus-associated deaths.

Berlin also had one additional confirmed case, bringing its totals to 158 confirmed and seven probable coronavirus cases and 13 confirmed and three probable COVID-19-associated deaths.

Southington, Plainville and Plymouth all had no changes Wednesday.

Southington remained at 330 confirmed and 13 probable cases and 27 confirmed and five probable virus-associated deaths. Plainville stayed at 172 confirmed and three probable cases and 24 confirmed and one probable death. Plymouth also remained the same with 68 confirmed and five probable cases and one confirmed COVID-19-associated death.

There were 7,335 tests reported Wednesday with just 75 coming back as positive cases. There were five additional patients hospitalized with coronavirus for a total of 88.

After having an increase of 14 COVID-19 patients Tuesday, Hartford HealthCare reported a decrease of 20 Wednesday. The hospital group is now treating 61 patients with coronavirus, the lowest total in more than three months.

There have been 1,645 recovered patients throughout Hartford HealthCare.



Posted in The Bristol Press, , Bristol, Plainville, Plymouth, Southington Herald on Wednesday, 8 July 2020 17:01. Updated: Wednesday, 8 July 2020 17:04.