Bristol has nearly 20 residents confirmed as testing positive for coronavirus, Southington, Plainville, Plymouth all up as well

Published on Tuesday, 20 October 2020 11:59
Written by BRAD CARROLL

@bradgameday

The state had double-digit increases in coronavirus-associated deaths and new hospitalizations, plus over 1,000 new virus cases over the weekend, according to state health officials Monday. The state had 12 virus-associated deaths reported since Friday, for a total of 4,554, and 11 patients hospitalized with covid-19, for a total that now stands at 195.

There were 71,905 tests reported over the weekend with 1,191 coming back as positive cases.

Locally, New Britain had 38 additional residents confirmed and another four considered probable as having tested positive for coronavirus over the weekend. The city is now up to 1,733 confirmed and 71 probable virus cases since reporting began.

New Britain’s confirmed coronavirus cases are eighth most in the state.

Bristol had 18 additional residents confirmed as having tested positive for coronavirus over the weekend. The city is up to 815 confirmed and 21 probable virus cases in all.

Bristol’s confirmed cases are 18th most in the state.

Newington moved within three of reaching 500 residents confirmed as having tested positive for coronavirus since reporting began after having nine additional confirmations over the weekend. The town is up to 497 confirmed and 21 probable virus cases.

Southington had three more residents confirmed as having tested positive for the virus over the weekend. The town now stands at 435 confirmed and 18 probable cases overall.

Berlin also had three additional residents confirmed as having tested positive for the virus since Friday, increasing its numbers to 226 confirmed and 14 probable cases in all.

Plainville had nine more residents confirmed as having the virus since Friday. The town is up to 225 confirmed and three probable cases.

Plymouth had one additional resident test positive over the weekend for totals that now stand at 86 confirmed and five probable cases.



Posted in The Bristol Press, Bristol, Plainville, Plymouth, Southington Herald on Tuesday, 20 October 2020 11:59. Updated: Tuesday, 20 October 2020 12:02.