Bristol has double-digit increase in confirmed COVID-19 cases, updates from Plymouth, Southington, Plainville

Published on Tuesday, 23 June 2020 17:48
Written by BRAD CARROLL

@bradgameday

A day after having no increases in confirmed COVID-19 cases in the entire area, Tuesday’s report wasn’t as positive for Bristol, according to data released by state health officials.

The city had an increase of 10 confirmed virus cases, for a new total of 583. The 17 probable cases remained the same, as did the death totals, at 64 confirmed and eight probable.

New Britain had an increase of two confirmed coronavirus cases Tuesday, for totals of 981 confirmed and 71 probable. The city’s death totals remained the same, at 71 confirmed and 22 probable.

Newington’s confirmed virus total actually decreased by one Tuesday, for a total of 372. The town’s 22 probable cases remained level. Newington’s 37 confirmed deaths and 14 probable had no change.

Southington had a decline in its probable cases, while its confirmed was unchanged. The town has had 322 confirmed and 13 probable cases. Southington also had a decrease in its probable death total, dropping one to five, which goes with 25 confirmed, which remained the same.

Berlin again had no changes in its totals Tuesday, with 155 confirmed and seven probable coronavirus cases, plus 13 confirmed virus deaths and three probable.

Plainville had an increase of one confirmed COVID-19 cases, for totals of 169 confirmed and three probable cases. Its death totals remained the same, with 21 confirmed and one probable.

Plymouth had no changes in any of its totals, remaining at 68 confirmed cases and five probable, plus one confirmed COVID-19 death.

Those hospitalized with COVID-19 was down again statewide Tuesday, dropping to 138 after another two were deducted from the total. There were 14 new coronavirus-associated deaths to report, for a total death toll of 4,277.

There were 6,396 tests reported Tuesday, with 117 positive cases.



Posted in The Bristol Press, , General News on Tuesday, 23 June 2020 17:48. Updated: Tuesday, 23 June 2020 17:51.