Bristol, Plymouth have small increases in confirmed coronavirus cases

Published on Monday, 24 August 2020 16:55
Written by BRAD CARROLL

@bradgameday

New Britain has now had 75 confirmed coronavirus-associated deaths and 97 in all, according to the latest data released by state health officials Monday. That total is the 15th most among cities and towns in Connecticut.

No other area city or town has had a virus-associated death in more than a month. New Britain has had three reported since last weekend.

New Britain also had a big jump in confirmed coronavirus cases, with an additional 20 residents testing positive since Friday. The city now has had 1,255 confirmed and 53 probable cases overall.

Bristol had an additional three residents confirmed as having tested positive for coronavirus. The city now has had 649 confirmed and 17 probable cases.

Newington had an increase of three in confirmed cases Monday for totals that stand at 405 confirmed and 20 probable.

Plymouth had one additional resident confirmed as testing positive for coronavirus. The town has had 75 confirmed and five probable cases overall.

Berlin also had an increase of one in confirmed coronavirus cases to total 182 confirmed and nine probable cases.

Southington and Plainville had no changes since Friday.

Southington remained at 357 confirmed and 14 probable cases, while Plainville stays at 177 confirmed and two probable.

Statewide, there were 55,317 tests reported since Friday with 492 coming back as positive cases. There were an additional three patients who are currently hospitalized with coronavirus for a total of 57.



Posted in The Bristol Press, Bristol, Plainville, Plymouth, Southington Herald on Monday, 24 August 2020 16:55. Updated: Monday, 24 August 2020 16:57.