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The Checkup for Sept. 15: 7 new cases of COVID-19 in Vermont

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With this regular feature, the Banner runs down breaking local and regional developments in the coronavirus pandemic.


The statistics supplied by the Vermont Department of Health at midday each day are accurate as of the end of the previous day.

On Tuesday, the Vermont Health Department reported seven new positive tests over the past day for the virus that causes COVID-19. The cumulative total is now 1,702.

Three new cases were reported in Chittenden County, two in Washington County, and one each in Rutland and Lamoille counties. In Bennington County, the cumulative total remains unchanged at 109.

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No Vermonters died of the disease over the past day. The death toll remains at 58.

Two Vermonters are currently hospitalized with the disease.

So far, 151,592 tests have been administered. During the week of Sept. 2-9, 0.4 percent of tests administered were positive.

The number of Vermonters reported to have recovered from COVID-19 rose by four, to 1,509.

The health department reported that 487 people were being monitored for the disease as of Tuesday, a decrease of 77 from Monday. Of these, 449 are visitors to Vermont.


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