Bristol up nearly 30 in residents confirmed as testing positive for coronavirus since Friday, plus area updates

Published on Tuesday, 20 October 2020 18:47
Written by BRAD CARROLL

@bradgameday

Newington suffered its 41st coronavirus-associated death and first in about three weeks, according to the latest data released by state health officials. The town has had 53 deaths in all, including 12 considered probable as being caused by the virus.

The state as a whole is up to 4,559 virus-associated deaths after another five were reported Tuesday.

A big jump occurred in patients hospitalized with coronavirus Tuesday, with an additional 22 patients being admitted for a total that now stands at 217. There were 14,653 covid-19 tests reported over the last 24 hours with 434 coming back as positive cases.

New Britain had another 21 residents confirmed as testing positive for coronavirus Tuesday, which brings its total since Friday to 59. The city’s probable cases also increased, by one, to 72. The city has had 1,754 confirmed virus cases since reporting began.

Bristol had an additional nine residents confirmed as testing positive for coronavirus over the past day and has had 27 since Friday. The city is up to 824 confirmed and 21 probable coronavirus cases.

Newington went over 500 in residents confirmed as having tested positive coronavirus Tuesday. The town had an additional five residents added to that total over the past day plus another two who are considered probable. Newington is up to 502 confirmed and 23 probable coronavirus cases.

Southington had another eight residents confirmed as having tested positive for coronavirus. The town is up to 444 confirmed and 18 probable cases since reporting began.

Berlin had three residents confirmed and another one considered probable as testing positive for covid-19 Tuesday. The town is up to 229 confirmed and 15 probable cases overall.

Plainville had an increase of one in residents considered probable for testing positive for the virus. The town is now at 225 confirmed and four probable coronavirus cases.

Plymouth had one additional resident test positive for the virus Tuesday and now stands at 87 confirmed and five probable cases since reporting began.



Posted in The Bristol Press, , Bristol, Plainville, Plymouth, Southington Herald on Tuesday, 20 October 2020 18:47. Updated: Tuesday, 20 October 2020 18:50.