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The Checkup for Sept. 2: 2 new COVID-19 cases in Bennington County

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

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.

On Wednesday, the Vermont Health Department reported three new positive tests for the virus that causes COVID-19, bringing the cumulative total to 1,637.

Two of the new cases are in Bennington County, where the total is now 104. One new case was reported in Rutland County.

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

One Vermonter is currently hospitalized with the disease.

So far, 139,096 tests have been administered.

The number of Vermonters reported to have recovered from COVID-19 rose by one, to 1,433.

The health department reported that 704 people were being monitored for the disease as of Wednesday, an increase of one from the previous day. Of these, 630 are visitors to Vermont.


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