Bristol has increase in confirmed coronavirus cases; updates for Plymouth, Plainville, Southington

Published on Wednesday, 26 August 2020 16:27
Written by BRAD CARROLL

@bradgameday

New Britain had a relatively large increase in residents who have tested positive as confirmed coronavirus cases Wednesday, according to the latest report by state health officials. The city had eight additional resident confirmed as having the virus, for a total of 1,265 since testing began.

New Britain’s 53 probable cases of the virus remained unchanged.

Bristol had a big increase as well, with seven more residents confirmed as having tested positive for coronavirus. The city has had 657 confirmed and 17 probable virus cases overall.

Newington had one additional resident confirmed as having tested positive for coronavirus Wednesday. The town has had 406 confirmed and 20 probable cases.

Southington had three more residents confirmed as having tested positive for the virus, reaching 360 in all. The town’s 14 probable cases remained level.

Berlin and Plainville each had another resident confirmed as having tested positive for covid-19. Berlin has had 183 confirmed and nine probable cases, while Plainville has had 178 confirmed and two probable cases.

Plymouth had no changes Wednesday, remaining at 74 confirmed and five probable cases.

Statewide there were 15,312 tests reported Wednesday with 180 coming back as positive cases. There were zero deaths reported and there were two less patients hospitalized with coronavirus than the day before for a total of 57. Fifteen of those patients are in Hartford County hospitals.



Posted in The Bristol Press, , Bristol, Plainville, Plymouth, Southington Herald on Wednesday, 26 August 2020 16:27. Updated: Wednesday, 26 August 2020 16:30.