COVID-19 is still infecting local residents, according to updated report

Published on Sunday, 28 June 2020 17:55
Written by Erica Drzewiecki

@drzewieckinbh

Most area towns saw a slight increase of positive COVID-19 cases on Sunday, according to data released by state health officials.

New Britain reported the highest jump, with 8 new cases. That brings the city’s total number of confirmed cases to 996 with another 73 people ruled probable cases.

There have 71 deaths among New Britain residents and 22 more likely attributed to the coronavirus.

Bristol added two cases to its total as of Sunday’s report, with 591 confirmed and 17 probable. There have been 64 deaths related to the coronavirus among Bristol residents, and 8 probable.

Newington saw a decrease of one case Sunday, now at 372 and 22 probable, with 37 deaths and 14 probable.

Berlin added a single case, now at 156 confirmed and 8 probable, 13 deaths and 3 probable.

Southington and Plainville’s numbers did not change over the last day. There remained 324 cases and 13 probable in Southington, as well as 171 cases and 3 probable in Plainville.

Southington has reported 26 deaths and 5 probable, while Plainville has reported 24 deaths and 1 probable.

Plymouth remained at 68 confirmed cases, 5 probable and still just one death.

Statewide, there have been 46,303 cases if the coronavirus, up 97 over the last day. Another 9,077 people have been tested, and three people were discharged from Connecticut hospitals over the last day, according to the report. The state has seen a total of 4,316 deaths from the coronavirus, with five additional deaths since Saturday’s report.

Erica Drzewiecki can be reached at edrzewiecki@centralctcommunications.com.



Posted in New Britain Herald, General News on Sunday, 28 June 2020 17:55. Updated: Sunday, 28 June 2020 17:57.