New Britain up over 50 in confirmed coronavirus cases, with area towns up big as well; state has over 2,000 new cases

Published on Monday, 26 October 2020 16:39
Written by BRAD CARROLL

@bradgameday

There were large increases across the board in coronavirus cases in the state over the weekend. There were over 2,000 new coronavirus cases, another 12 virus-associated deaths and 37 new hospitalizations since Friday, according to data released by state health officials.

There were 92,191 tests reported with 2,047 coming back as positive cases since Friday. There have now been 4,587 virus-associated deaths statewide and 270 patients currently hospitalized because of the virus.

Locally, the increases were large as well.

New Britain had 54 additional residents confirmed as having tested positive for coronavirus over the weekend. The city also had four more cases considered probable since Friday. In all, New Britain is up to 1,834 confirmed and 78 probable cases of the virus.

New Britain has the eighth most confirmed coronavirus cases in the state.

Bristol had an additional 31 residents confirmed as having tested positive for coronavirus since Friday. The city also had an increase of one in probable cases. The city is now up to 886 confirmed and 22 probable cases overall.

Bristol has the 18th most coronavirus cases in the state.

Newington had 21 residents confirmed as having tested positive for the virus since Friday. The town is now at 532 and 23 probable cases since reporting began.

Southington had 17 additional residents confirmed as having tested positive for coronavirus over the weekend. The town now stands at 469 confirmed and 17 probable (down one) cases in all.

Berlin was up 11 confirmed and two probable cases of residents testing positive for the virus since Friday. The town is up to 251 confirmed and 15 probable cases overall.

Plainville had an increase of seven in residents confirmed as having tested positive for coronavirus. The town now stands at 238 confirmed and four probable cases in all.

For the second straight report, Plymouth had five residents added to the list of confirmed coronavirus cases. The town is up to 98 confirmed and five probable cases overall.



Posted in New Britain Herald, Berlin, , New Britain, Newington, Plainville, Southington Herald on Monday, 26 October 2020 16:39. Updated: Monday, 26 October 2020 16:41.