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The Checkup for June 27: 2 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 two new cases of COVID-19 in Vermont on Friday, bringing the cumulative total to 1,200. The new cases were reported in Franklin and Windham counties.

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, 62,723 tests have been administered.

The health department reported that 1,478 people were being monitored as of Friday, an increase of 105 from the previous day, and 1,420 have completed monitoring.

Five more Vermonters have recovered from COVID-19, bringing the cumulative total to 946.



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