Bristol has 21st most confirmed coronavirus cases in state; updated case numbers for area

Published on Thursday, 27 August 2020 16:37
Written by BRAD CARROLL

@bradgameday

New Britain had another five residents confirmed as testing positive for coronavirus Thursday for a total that stands at 1,270, eighth most among cities and towns in Connecticut, according to data released by state health officials. The city has had 53 probable cases of the virus.

After having seven residents confirmed as having coronavirus Wednesday, Bristol added one more Thursday for a total of 658 cases, which is 21st highest in the state. The city’s 17 probable cases remained the same.

Southington had an increase of two in residents being confirmed as having tested positive for coronavirus. The town has had 362 confirmed and 14 probable cases since reporting began.

Newington, Berlin, Plainville and Plymouth all had no changes to their totals Thursday.

Newington has had 406 confirmed and 20 probable cases; Berlin has had 183 confirmed and nine probable cases; Plainville has had 178 confirmed and two probable cases; and Plymouth has had 74 confirmed and five probable cases.

Statewide, there were 15,452 coronavirus tests reported Thursday with 130 coming back as positive cases. There were two additional virus-associated deaths reported for a total of 4,465. There was one less patient hospitalized with coronavirus for a total that stands at 56.



Posted in The Bristol Press, , Bristol, Plainville, Plymouth, Southington Herald on Thursday, 27 August 2020 16:37. Updated: Thursday, 27 August 2020 16:39.