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The Checkup for June 24: 20 new COVID cases 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 20 new cases of COVID-19 in Vermont on Tuesday, bringing the cumulative total to 1,184. Ten of the new cases were in Rutland County, and 8 in Chittenden County. Windham and Grand Isle counties each had one new case.

In Bennington County, the cumulative total stands at 69.

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

So far, 59,860 tests have been administered.

The health department reported that 1,230 people were being monitored as of Tuesday, and 1,296 have completed monitoring. The number increased significantly as of June 15, when close contacts and travelers who are being monitored in Sara Alert were added.

Three more Vermonters have recovered from COVID-19, bringing the cumulative total to 930.

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