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The Checkup for Sept. 3: 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 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 Thursday, the Vermont Health Department reported seven new positive tests for the virus that causes COVID-19. The cumulative total listed remained at 1,637, however, The department did not explain the discrepancy.

Four of the new cases are in Chittenden County, while Bennington, Franklin and Washington counties each have one new case. The cumulative total for Bennington County is now 105.

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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, 140,881 tests have been administered.

The number of Vermonters reported to have recovered from COVID-19 rose by three, to 1,436.

The health department reported that 717 people were being monitored for the disease as of Thursday, an increase of 13 from the previous day. Of these, 642 are visitors to Vermont.


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