No virus-associated deaths reported for second straight day statewide, 19th among area cities, towns

Published on Wednesday, 5 August 2020 16:59


For the second straight day there were no coronavirus-associated deaths to report statewide, and for the 19th straight day, there were none from area cities and towns, according to data released by state health officials Wednesday. There have been 4,437 virus-associated deaths in all statewide.

Hartford County still has the most virus-associated deaths combined, with 1,092 confirmed and 320 probable. That’s four more than Fairfield County.

There was a decrease of one in patients hospitalized with coronavirus, for a total of 59 currently across the state. There were 11,839 tests reported Wednesday with just 115 coming back as positive cases.

New Britain had three of those confirmed cases and one more probable case. The city has had 1,192 confirmed and 53 probable cases and 72 confirmed and 22 probable virus-associated deaths.

Bristol had one additional confirmed coronavirus case to report Wednesday. The city has had 634 confirmed and 18 probable cases and 64 confirmed and nine probable virus-associated deaths.

Southington also had an increase of one confirmed coronavirus case, for totals that now stand at 347 confirmed and 13 probable cases and 28 confirmed and five probable virus-associated deaths.

Plainville had a decrease of one probable virus case Wednesday, while all other numbers remained the same. The town has had 178 confirmed and two probable cases and 25 confirmed and one probable coronavirus-associated deaths.

Newington, Berlin and Plymouth each had no changes.

Newington remained at 392 confirmed and 21 probable cases and 38 confirmed and 13 probable coronavirus-associated deaths.

Berlin remained at 175 confirmed and seven probable cases and 14 confirmed and three probable virus-associated deaths.

Plymouth also remained at 72 confirmed and five probable cases and one virus-associated confirmed death.

Posted in New Britain Herald, Berlin, , New Britain, Newington, Plainville, Southington Herald on Wednesday, 5 August 2020 16:59. Updated: Wednesday, 5 August 2020 17:02.