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The Checkup for July 10: 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 Vermont Department of Health reported five new cases of COVID-19 in Vermont on Thursday, raising the cumulative total to 1,277.

Two of the five new cases were in Chittenden County; Lamoille, Windham and Windsor counties had one new case each.

Bennington County's cumulative total stands at 74.

No Vermonters died of the disease over the past day. The death toll stands at 56. Two Vermonters are currently hospitalized with the disease.

So far, 74,098 tests have been administered.

The health department reported that 1,815 people were being monitored as of Thursday, an increase of 112. Of those, 1,759 are travelers to Vermont.

The number of Vermonters reported to have recovered from COVID-19 rose by 12, to 1,066.



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