COVID-19 In Bethel: 202 Confirmed Cases, 16 Deaths

Rich Kirby

BETHEL, CT — The Connecticut Department of Public Health has confirmed that 201 cases of the new coronavirus have been reported in Bethel as of Thursday, and 16 deaths have been attributed to COVID-19.

Connecticut continues to see a drop in coronavirus hospitalizations and remains on target to start the reopening process on May 20.

The state saw 79 more coronavirus-related deaths and 789 cases out of 4,727 tests. Hospitalizations dropped by 60 patients between Wednesday and Thursday.

The total confirmed coronavirus positive cases is at 31,784 and there have been 2,797 deaths.

To date 9,389 people have been hospitalized for COVID-19 in Connecticut, 5,413 people have been discharged and 1,385 are still hospitalized.

This article originally appeared on the Bethel Patch