Bristol has 80th coronavirus-associated death, nearly 40 new cases in past day; area towns up as well

Published on Wednesday, 18 November 2020 16:35
Written by BRAD CARROLL

@bradgameday

Bristol had its 72nd coronavirus-associated death among its residents and has had 80 overall, according to the latest data released by state health officials. The city has had eight probable virus-associated deaths.

There were 13 deaths reported Wednesday statewide, for a total that now stands at 4,784. There were 34,135 coronavirus tests reported with 2,042 coming back as positive cases, a rate of 5.98%. There were also 13 more state residents hospitalized with coronavirus illnesses for a total of 816 across all hospitals.

Bristol had another 38 residents confirmed as testing positive for the virus Wednesday. The city is now up to 1,308 confirmed and 68 probable cases overall.

New Britain had an additional 77 residents confirmed as having tested positive for coronavirus over the last 24 hours. The city also had seven more residents marked as probable as having the virus. The city is up to 2,573 confirmed and 168 probable cases since reporting began.

For the second straight day, Newington had seven additional residents confirmed as testing positive for the virus. The town now stands at 782 confirmed and 42 (up one) probable cases in all.

Southington had another 20 residents confirmed as testing positive for coronavirus Wednesday. The town has had 784 confirmed and 62 probable cases of the virus overall.

Berlin had 10 additional residents confirmed as testing positive for the virus, for overall totals that stand at 353 confirmed and 31 probable.

Plainville had seven more residents confirmed as testing positive for covid-19 Wednesday. The town has had 361 confirmed and 25 probable cases overall.

Plymouth had two residents confirmed and another one considered probable as testing positive for coronavirus. The town has had 173 confirmed and 16 probable cases.



Posted in The Bristol Press, , Bristol, Plainville, Plymouth, Southington Herald on Wednesday, 18 November 2020 16:35. Updated: Wednesday, 18 November 2020 16:38.