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The Checkup for July 29: COVID-19 numbers largely unchanged

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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 Wednesday reported one new case of COVID-19 in Vermont, bringing the cumulative total to 1,406. The new case was in Bennington County, where the official cumulative total is now 83 cases.

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

So far, 92,461 tests have been administered.

The health department reported that 1,080 people were being monitored, a decrease of four from the previous day. Of those, 1,044 are travelers to Vermont.

The number of Vermonters reported to have recovered from COVID-19 rose by five, to 1,199.

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