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The Vermont Department of Health has said that 81 people from out-of-state are counted in state’s coronavirus case statistics. But it’s hard to say whether that 7% form a disproportionate number of cases relative to their population. See VTDigger’s story
Gov. Phil Scott announced more business reopenings for next week, including indoor fitness centers and nail salons. The governor also outlined guidelines for residential summer camps to have out-of-state campers, saying they could be a blueprint for allowing wider tourism activity. See VTDigger’s story
Burlington’s traditional July 3 fireworks won’t light up the waterfront this year, as Mayor Miro Weinberger said Friday the city was calling off all events at Waterfront Park until the end August. Weinberger also detailed the city’s plan for college students returning in June. See VTDigger’s story
Vermont’s Catholic churches will reopen statewide June 1 — with a long list of Covid-19 precautions — as most other faith communities continue with online offerings as they consider how to return to in-person services. See VTDigger’s story
The Vermont Department of Motor Vehicles plans to announce steps to reopening at Gov. Phil Scott’s press conference on Monday, with its first priority restarting testing for driver’s licenses and permits. See VTDigger’s story
Along with not campaigning, fundraising or hiring campaign staff, Gov. Phil Scott says he won’t debate challengers in the GOP primary until the state of emergency is over. See VTDigger’s story
Hunger relief advocates say food distribution events won’t solve the structural problems causing food insecurity. Listen to VTDigger’s podcast
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- State courts expanding operations starting Monday (May 29, 8:31 pm)
- Just one new Covid case reported; Winooski cluster being investigated (May 29, 8:15 pm)
- 2021 Vermont Flower Show canceled (May 29, 2:29 pm)
- Early Childhood Educators Coalition holding public forum on Covid-19 measures (May 29, 2:00 pm)
- LIVE AUDIO: Gov. Phil Scott’s Covid-19 press briefing (May 29, 11:05 am)
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