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The Checkup for July 22: 10 new COVID cases reported in Chittenden County

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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 reported 11 new cases of COVID-19 in Vermont as of Wednesday, bringing the cumulative total to 1,377.

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Ten of the 11 new cases were in Chittenden County; the other case was in Windsor County.

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Seven additional cases are classified as "pending validation," with the county not specified.

Bennington County's official cumulative total remains at 80 cases.

No Vermonters have died of the disease in more than a month. The state death toll remains at 56. Two Vermonters are currently hospitalized with the disease.

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So far, 86,582 tests have been administered.

The health department reported that 1,200 people were being monitored as of Wednesday, a decrease of 12 from Tuesday. Of those, 1,133 are travelers to Vermont.

The number of Vermonters reported to have recovered from COVID-19 rose by four on Wednesday, to 1,156.


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