Just .7% of COVID-19 tests reported come back positive; New Britain has rise in cases

Published on Tuesday, 30 June 2020 16:38
Written by BRAD CARROLL

@bradgameday

Out of 21,416 COVID-19 tests reported Tuesday, just 152 came back as positive cases, a rate of just .7 percent, according to data released by state health officials. State hospitalizations also were down, from 99 to 98.

There were two coronavirus-associated deaths reported as well, for a total of 4,322 since tracking began.

Locally, New Britain had six more confirmed COVID-19 cases reported Tuesday for a total of 1,012 since testing began. The city also has 73 probable cases of the virus, which remained the same. New Britain’s death totals also remained the same according to the latest report, with 71 confirmed and 22 probable.

Bristol had no movement in any COVID-19 category, remaining at 591 confirmed and 17 probable cases and 64 confirmed and eight probable deaths.

Newington had a decrease in both confirmed and probable coronavirus-associated deaths Tuesday, for total of 36 and 13, respectively. The town stayed at 373 confirmed coronavirus cases, but went back up one in probable cases, to 22.

Southington had no changes in any category, remaining at 327 confirmed and 13 probable COVID-19 cases and 26 confirmed and five probable deaths.

Plainville had an increase of one in confirmed virus cases, 172, while remaining at three probable. The town’s also held steady at 24 confirmed and one probable virus-associated death.

Berlin had no movement Tuesday, staying at 157 confirmed and seven probable virus cases and 24 confirmed and one probable coronavirus-associated death.

Plymouth again had no changes, remaining at 68 confirmed and one probable case and one confirmed death.



Posted in New Britain Herald, Berlin, , New Britain, Newington, Plainville, Southington Herald on Tuesday, 30 June 2020 16:38. Updated: Tuesday, 30 June 2020 16:40.