Connecticut had another day of big increases in coronavirus cases and hospitalizations, while Newington reported a probable coronavirus-associated death, according to the latest data released by state health officials.
There were 13,039 tests reported Tuesday with 538 coming back as positive cases. There were six additional virus-associated deaths statewide for a total of 4,595. There were also 22 new patients hospitalized with coronavirus for a total statewide of 292. On Sept. 29, there were 91 patients hospitalized due to coronavirus.
Newington had its 13th probable virus-associated death reported. The town has had 41 confirmed virus-associated deaths since reporting began. The town had one additional probable covid-19 case Tuesday for totals that stand at 532 confirmed and 24 probable.
New Britain had another 14 residents confirmed as having tested positive for coronavirus Tuesday plus another two considered probable cases. The city is now up to 1,848 confirmed and 80 probable cases overall. The city has had 68 confirmed cases since Friday.
Bristol had another seven residents confirmed as having tested positive for the virus Tuesday and one considered a probable case. The city now has had 893 confirmed and 23 probable cases. The city has had 38 confirmed cases since Friday.
Southington had six additional residents confirmed as having tested positive for coronavirus. The town is now up to 475 confirmed and 17 probable cases in all.
Berlin had one additional resident confirmed and two more probable as testing positive for the virus. The town is up to 252 confirmed and 17 probable cases in all.
Plainville had three additional residents confirmed as having tested positive for covid-19 Tuesday. The town has had 241 confirmed and four probable cases overall.
Plymouth had another resident confirmed as having tested positive for the virus for totals that now stand at 99 confirmed and five probable.