Bristol has small rise in residents confirmed as testing positive for virus, has 19th most in state

Published on Thursday, 24 September 2020 16:23
Written by BRAD CARROLL

@bradgameday

New Britain had seven more residents confirmed as having tested positive for coronavirus, bringing the total to 13 over the past two days. The city has had 1,475 confirmed and 59 probable coronavirus cases in all among residents, according to data released by state health officials Thursday.

The number of confirmed cases is eighth most in the state.

Bristol had one additional resident confirmed as having tested positive for coronavirus Thursday. The city is now up to 703 confirmed and 17 probable cases overall. Bristol has the 19th most confirmed virus cases in the state.

Statewide, there were 15,562 coronavirus tests reported Thursday with just 157 coming back as positive cases. There were two additional coronavirus-associated deaths for a total of 4,499 since reporting began. There was a drop of one in patients hospitalized in the state with coronavirus for a total of 72.

Newington had one additional resident confirmed as testing positive for coronavirus, bringing its totals to 437 confirmed and 21 probable cases in all.

Berlin had two more residents confirmed as having coronavirus Thursday. The town has had 202 confirmed and nine probable cases overall.

Southington had a decrease of one in confirmed virus cases, for totals that now stand at 392 confirmed and 16 probable.

Plainville and Plymouth once again had no changes.

Plainville remained at 192 confirmed and two probable cases, while Plymouth stayed at 81 confirmed and five probable cases.



Posted in The Bristol Press, Bristol, Plainville, Plymouth, Southington Herald on Thursday, 24 September 2020 16:23. Updated: Thursday, 24 September 2020 16:26.