New Britain continues to be the hardest hit city or town in the area when dealing with coronavirus. The city had an additional five confirmed and two probable coronavirus cases among its residents Tuesday, raising the city’s numbers to 51 new cases over the past week, according to data released by state health officials.
New Britain has had 1,462 residents confirmed as having tested positive for coronavirus and 61 considered probable cases. The latter is an increase of two since Monday. The city has the eighth most confirmed cases in the state.
After reaching 700 in confirmed coronavirus cases Monday, Bristol had no changes Tuesday. The city remained at 700 confirmed and 17 probable cases since reporting began.
Southington had an increase of three residents who were confirmed as having tested positive for coronavirus Tuesday. The town has had 393 confirmed and 16 probable virus cases overall.
Berlin moved within one of reaching 200 residents confirmed as having coronavirus, with an additional two cases added to its total. The town also had an additional probable case for a total of 10. They have 199 confirmed cases.
Newington, Plainville and Plymouth all had no changes Tuesday.
Newington remained at 435 confirmed and 21 probable cases; Plainville stayed at 192 confirmed and two probable cases; and Plymouth remained steady at 81 confirmed and five probable cases.
Statewide, there were 12,044 tests reported with 136 coming back as positive cases Tuesday. There was one additional death, for a total of 4,496, and an additional two patients hospitalized with coronavirus. There are 70 patients currently hospitalized with covid-19, 22 of which are in Hartford County hospitals.