No coronavirus-associated deaths reported statewide, while area hasn't had new death in 27 days

Published on Thursday, 13 August 2020 17:07
Written by BRAD CARROLL

@bradgameday

There were no coronavirus-associated deaths to report statewide Thursday, while there have been no area deaths reported locally for the past 27 days, according to the latest data released by state health officials. The total amount of new cases of the virus was well under 100 once again, with 76, out of the 8,045 tests reported.

Those hospitalized with the virus did increase by five to 63. Of those 63, 16 are in Hartford County hospitals. Hartford County still has the most virus-associated deaths, with 1,096 confirmed and 320 probable. Fairfield County is close behind with 1,098 confirmed and 312 probable deaths. Hartford County is third in total coronavirus cases.

For the second straight day New Britain had an additional resident test positive for coronavirus. The city has had 1,214 confirmed and 53 probable cases. New Britain has the eighth most confirmed cases in the state.

Bristol had an increase of two confirmed coronavirus cases and a decrease of one probable case Thursday. The city has had 636 confirmed and 18 probable cases.

Newington had the biggest jump among our area cities and towns, with an additional six residents being confirmed as having coronavirus. The town has had 396 confirmed and 20 probable cases since reporting began.

Berlin had an increase of one probable virus case, bringing its totals to 178 confirmed and eight probable.

Southington, Plainville and Plymouth all had no changes to their totals.

Southington has had 349 confirmed and 13 probable cases. Plainville remained at 178 confirmed and two probable cases. Plymouth once again stayed at 72 confirmed and five probable cases.



Posted in New Britain Herald, Berlin, , New Britain, Newington, Plainville, Southington Herald on Thursday, 13 August 2020 17:07. Updated: Thursday, 13 August 2020 17:10.