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The Checkup for July 31: Six new cases of COVID-19 reported in Rutland 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 reported eight new cases of COVID-19 in Vermont on Friday, bringing the cumulative total to 1,414. Six of the new cases were in Rutland County; the other two were in Chittenden and Franklin counties.

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In Bennington County, the cumulative total remains at 83 cases.

No Vermonters died of the disease over the past day. The death toll remains at 57.

Two Vermonters are currently hospitalized with the disease. So far, 94,368 tests have been administered.

The health department reported that 1,131 people were being monitored, an decrease of two from the previous day. Of those, 1,102 are travelers to Vermont.

The number of Vermonters reported to have recovered from COVID-19 rose by four, to 1,211.


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