State coronavirus hospitalizations up again; plus case updates for Bristol, Plymouth, Southington, Plainville

Published on Wednesday, 2 September 2020 16:32
Written by BRAD CARROLL

@bradgameday

The state had another nine patients hospitalized with coronavirus Wednesday, a day after having an increase of four, for a total of 65 across all hospitals, according to data released by health officials. Fourteen of those are hospitalized in Hartford County.

For the second straight day, there was a coronavirus-associated death to report, for a total of 4,467. In Hartford County, there have been 1,105 confirmed and 321 probable virus-associated deaths, both numbers being highest in the state.

There were 11,634 coronavirus tests reported statewide with 102 coming back as positive cases.

New Britain had two additional residents confirmed as having tested positive for coronavirus Wednesday, bringing it within eight of reaching 1,300 since reporting began. The city has had 1,292 confirmed and 57 probable cases.

After having no changes Tuesday, Bristol had a decrease of one in confirmed coronavirus cases Wednesday. The city has now had 669 confirmed and 17 probable cases overall.

Newington had two more confirmed coronavirus cases to report Wednesday, for totals that now stand at 411 confirmed and 20 probable.

Southington also had two residents confirmed as having tested positive for coronavirus, a day after having no changes. The town is up to 366 confirmed and 15 probable cases.

Berlin had on additional resident confirmed as testing positive and has had 186 confirmed and nine probable cases.

Plainville and Plymouth had no changes Wednesday.

Plainville remains at 179 confirmed and two probable cases, while Plymouth stayed at 77 confirmed and five probable.



Posted in The Bristol Press, Bristol, Plainville, Plymouth, Southington Herald on Wednesday, 2 September 2020 16:32. Updated: Wednesday, 2 September 2020 16:35.