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The seven-day average of daily new cases per 100,000 residents in Bennington County has declined to 17.7, a number still considered “very large” by the nonprofit Covid ActNow. The county continues to be considered “high risk,” at the center of the risk scale, as are all neighboring counties.…

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On Thursday, vaccine registration opens to college students who are residents of another state and do not intend to stay in Vermont for the summer, as well as to people who live part of the year in Vermont. The state said that the opportunity will be based on the vaccine supply Vermont recei…

The health department reported 35 new cases of COVID-19 in Vermont, bringing the state’s cumulative total since the start of the pandemic to 22,576. It was the lowest number of daily new cases since Nov. 8. Testing was down sharply as well, with just 2,116 PCR tests conducted statewide. No Vermonters died of COVID-19 over the past two days, the health department reported. The death toll stands at 244.

The Vermont Department of Health has announced that it will resume use of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine this week. The decision was made following the announcement late Friday by the FDA and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that it has studied and confirmed the Janssen/Johnson …

The Southwest Vermont Advisory Union announced Friday that a member of the learning community at Mt. Anthony Union Middle School tested positive for COVID-19. After meeting with the Vermont Department of Health, administrators agreed to keep the school building will remain open for in-person learning.

The Department of Health reported 78 new cases of COVID-19 in Vermont on Thursday. The state’s cumulative number of cases since the start of the pandemic is now 22,325, or 87 higher than Wednesday's total. Twenty-six Vermonters were hospitalized with the disease as of Thursday, and three of those patients were in intensive care. No Vermonters died of COVID-19 over the past day, the health department reported. The death toll remains at 243.

As physicians interested in solving COVID-19, we talk a lot about herd immunity. That’s where a minimum number of people, usually cited as 70 – 80 percent, give or take, get vaccinated and are able to collectively bring the disease risk down for everyone.

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One Vermonter died of COVID-19 over the past two days, the Vermont Department of Health reported in updating its COVID dashboard for the first time since Monday. The death toll is now 243. Twenty-seven Vermonters were hospitalized with the disease as of Wednesday, and three of those patients were in intensive care.

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MONTPELIER — State officials anticipate hearing news about how to proceed with the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine soon.

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No Vermonters died of COVID-19 over the past day, the Vermont Department of Health reported. The death toll remains at 242. Twenty-eight Vermonters were hospitalized with the disease as of Monday, and five of those patients were in intensive care. The health department reported 93 new cases of COVID-19 in Vermont on Monday. The state’s cumulative number of cases since the start of the pandemic is now 22,112.

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The seven-day average of daily new cases per 100,000 residents has again risen, to 31.8, which rates as “dangerous.” The county’s infection rate, 0.99, shows that active cases are spreading, but slowly, while a positive test rate of 2.9 percent indicates widespread testing.

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Two Vermonters died of COVID-19 over the past day, the health department reported, bringing the state’s death toll to 242. Eleven Vermonters have died of the disease in the past week. Twenty-six Vermonters were hospitalized with the disease as of Friday, and three of those patients were in intensive care. The health department reported 141 new cases of COVID-19 in Vermont, bringing the total number of cases since the start of the pandemic to 21,803.

Three Vermonters died of COVID-19 over the past day, the health department reported, bringing the state’s death toll to 240. Twenty-seven Vermonters were hospitalized with the disease as of Thursday, and three of those patients were in intensive care. The health department reported 176 new cases of COVID-19 in Vermont, bringing the total number of cases since the start of the pandemic to 21,664.

Four Vermonters died of COVID-19 over the past day, the health department reported, bringing the state’s death toll to 237. It was the highest single-day count since Dec. 18. Twenty-nine Vermonters were hospitalized with the disease as of Wednesday, and four of those patients were in intensive care. The health department reported 100 new cases of COVID-19 in Vermont, bringing the total number of cases since the start of the pandemic to 21,488.

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BENNINGTON — The send-off event planned for Bennington Armory-based troops being deployed overseas has grown exponentially in terms of assistance from multiple area groups and organizations.

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