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The Checkup for Aug. 4: 5 new cases of COVID-19 reported in Vermont

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With this regular feature, the Banner runs down breaking local and regional developments in the coronavirus crisis.

The numbers

The statistics supplied by the Vermont Department of Health at midday each day are accurate as of the end of the previous day.

The Vermont Department of Health on Tuesday reported five new cases of COVID-19 in Vermont over the past day, bringing the cumulative total to 1,431. There were two new cases were in Chittenden County, two in Washington County, and one in Addison County.

Bennington County's cumulative total remains at 84.

No Vermonters died of the disease over the past day. The death toll remains at 57. One Vermonter is currently hospitalized with the disease.

So far, 98,801 tests have been administered.

The health department reported that 1,030 people were being monitored, a decrease of 171 over the past day. Of those, 1,005 are travelers to Vermont.

The number of Vermonters reported to have recovered from COVID-19 rose by nine, to 1,249.

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