After seeing a drop in patients currently hospitalized with coronavirus across the state Thursday, the numbers went back up Friday. The state is now treating 134 patients with the virus after an increase of six over the past 24 hours, according to state health officials.
There were three additional deaths statewide for a total of 4,530. There were 17,257 covid-19 tests reported Friday with 290 coming back as positive cases.
New Britain had another five residents confirmed as having tested positive for coronavirus heading into the weekend. The city is up to 1,633 confirmed and 60 probable coronavirus cases.
Bristol had a pair of residents confirmed as having tested positive for the virus Friday, bringing its totals to 749 confirmed and 18 probable.
Newington had an increase of one in both confirmed and probable coronavirus cases. The town has had 466 confirmed and 21 probable cases overall.
Southington had two additional residents confirmed as having tested positive for coronavirus, upping its totals to 412 confirmed and 16 probable cases in all.
Berlin had one additional resident confirmed as having tested positive for the virus Friday. The town has had 214 confirmed and 10 probable cases overall.
Plainville also had one additional resident confirmed as having coronavirus, for totals that stand at 203 confirmed and two probable cases.
Plymouth also added one resident to its confirmed coronavirus case numbers. The town’s numbers are now up to 84 confirmed and five probable.