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The Checkup for June 28: 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 Saturday, bringing the cumulative total to 1,202. One new case was reported in Chittenden County; it was not revealed where the other case was reported.

Bennington County's cumulative case count stood at 71.

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

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So far, 63,865 tests have been administered.

The health department reported that 1,477 people were being monitored as of Saturday, an decrease of one from the previous day, and 1,421 have completed monitoring.

The number of Vermonters who have recovered from COVID-19 stands at 946.

COVID-19 pop-up test sites

The Vermont Department of Health is continuing to open pop-up sites throughout the state for people who do not have symptoms of COVID-19 to be tested for the virus. Sites are currently scheduled through July. All clinics operate from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Find locations and make an appointment at If you do not have access to the internet, you can call 2-1-1 or 802-828-2828 for assistance.


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