Bristol, Plymouth have small rises in confirmed coronavirus cases, plus updates for Plainville, Southington

Published on Friday, 28 August 2020 16:14
Written by BRAD CARROLL

@bradgameday

There were zero coronavirus-associated deaths and just 145 new cases to report Friday statewide, according to data released by state health officials Friday. There were 13,997 coronavirus tests reported in the state.

While those numbers are positive for the state, locally, New Britain had a relatively large increase in its coronavirus case numbers. The city had an additional 13 residents confirmed as testing positive for coronavirus while four more residents were added to the probable case list.

New Britain has had 1,283 confirmed and 57 probable cases since reporting began.

Bristol had a pair of residents who were confirmed as testing positive for coronavirus Friday. The city has now had 660 confirmed and 17 probable cases of the virus among its residents.

Newington, Southington, Plainville and Plymouth all had one additional resident confirmed as testing positive for coronavirus Friday.

Newington now stands at 407 confirmed and 20 probable cases; Southington has reached 363 confirmed and 14 probable cases; Plainville is at 179 confirmed and two probable cases; and Plymouth is now at 75 confirmed and five probable cases.

Berlin was the only area city or town to have no changes Friday. The town remains at 183 confirmed and nine probable cases.

There was an additional four patients hospitalized statewide with coronavirus Friday for a total of 60.



Posted in The Bristol Press, , Bristol, Plainville, Plymouth, Southington Herald on Friday, 28 August 2020 16:14. Updated: Friday, 28 August 2020 16:17.