Bristol has slight rise in coronavirus cases, plus updates for Plymouth, Plainville, Southington

Published on Wednesday, 16 September 2020 17:12
Written by BRAD CARROLL

@bradgameday

New Britain had its 100th resident die due to coronavirus-associated illness after one additional confirmed death Wednesday, according to the latest data released by state health officials.

The city has had 78 confirmed and 22 probable virus-associated deaths among its residents.

No other area city or town has had a coronavirus-associated death in over a month.

New Britain had another five residents confirmed as having tested positive for coronavirus plus another two marked as probable cases. The city has had 107 coronavirus cases reported since last weekend. New Britain now stands at 1,413 confirmed and 60 probable cases since reporting began.

For the second straight day, Bristol had two additional residents confirmed as having tested positive for coronavirus. The city has had 690 confirmed and 17 probable cases in all. The probable cases did decrease by one Wednesday.

Plainville also had an additional two residents confirmed as having tested positive for coronavirus for the second straight day. The town has had 189 confirmed and two probable cases in all.

After having no changes Tuesday, Newington had a decrease of one in confirmed coronavirus cases Wednesday. The town has now had 431 confirmed and 20 probable cases overall.

Berlin and Plymouth had no changes Wednesday.

Berlin has had 196 confirmed and nine probable cases, while Plymouth has had 79 confirmed and five probable cases.

Statewide, there were 11,257 coronavirus tests reported with 135 coming back as positive cases. There were two covid-19-associated deaths in the state, for a total of 4,487. There was a decrease of one in patients hospitalized with coronavirus for a total of 70.



Posted in The Bristol Press, Bristol, Plainville, Plymouth, Southington Herald on Wednesday, 16 September 2020 17:12. Updated: Wednesday, 16 September 2020 17:15.