Newington, Southington has virus-associated death; New Britain closing in on 8,200 positive cases

Published on Thursday, 18 February 2021 17:15
Written by BRAD CARROLL

@bradgameday

Newington and Southington both had a resident die from coronavirus-associated illness, according to state health officials Thursday. Statewide there were 20 virus deaths added to a total that now stands at 7,496.

New Britain has had 184 virus-associated deaths among residents, while Bristol has had 124, Newington 101, Southington 86, Plainville 36, Berlin 29 and Plymouth 7 since reporting began.

There were 27,015 coronavirus cases reported Thursday with 547 coming back as positive cases, a positivity rate of 2.02%. There was a decrease in residents hospitalized with coronavirus, dropping by 16 to 568.

New Britain had a dozen new coronavirus cases among residents over the past day for a total of 8,139.

Bristol had one new coronavirus case among residents for a total of 4,622.

Southington had eight more residents that tested positive for the virus for a total of 2,871.

Newington had three additional residents that tested positive for the virus for a total of 2,274.

A day after having no additional positive cases, Berlin added nine to its total of 1,283 Thursday.

Plainville had four more residents that tested positive for the virus for a total of 1,256.

Plymouth had a pair of residents added to its positive coronavirus total Thursday. The town has had 703 cases.



Posted in Newington Town Crier, Newington News on Thursday, 18 February 2021 17:15. Updated: Thursday, 18 February 2021 17:17.