Bristol, Southington up one in confirmed coronavirus cases, no changes for Plainville, Plymouth

Published on Thursday, 3 September 2020 16:37
Written by BRAD CARROLL

@bradgameday

New Britain lost another resident due to coronavirus-associated illness, its 76th confirmed death and 98th overall, according to the latest data released by state health officials. The city has had four reported virus-associated deaths since the weekend of August 15-16.

No other area city or town has had a coronavirus-associated death in more than six weeks.

New Britain had another three residents confirmed as testing positive for coronavirus Thursday, moving within five of reaching 1,300 since reporting began. The city has had 1,295 confirmed and 57 probable cases in all.

After having a decrease of one confirmed coronavirus case Wednesday, Bristol had an increase of one in that category Thursday. The city had had 670 confirmed and 17 probable cases in all.

Berlin had an increase of three residents confirmed as testing positive for coronavirus Thursday, moving to 189 confirmed and nine probable cases in all.

For the second straight day, Newington had an increase of two in residents who have been confirmed as testing positive for coronavirus. The town has now had 413 confirmed and 20 probable cases.

Southington had one additional resident confirmed as having tested positive for coronavirus Thursday. The town has had 367 confirmed and 15 probable cases since reporting began.

For the second straight day, both Plainville and Plymouth had no changes in their case totals.

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

Statewide, there were 14,234 coronavirus tests reported with 101 coming back as positive cases. There was one additional coronavirus-associated death and no change to the amount of patients currently hospitalized with the virus. There have been 4,468 virus-associated deaths overall and there are currently 65 coronavirus patients hospitalized.



Posted in The Bristol Press, Bristol, Plainville, Plymouth, Southington Herald on Thursday, 3 September 2020 16:37. Updated: Thursday, 3 September 2020 16:40.