Cases associated with outbreaks are decreasing; rather, the rising case count indicates Covid is spreading in the community. See our town-by-town case count.
Those who qualify will be able to register for appointments online or by phone, with details to be announced.
The state plans to keep providing the second dose of the vaccine despite a changing federal strategy.
State says latest federal plan to release more doses won’t change its vaccine strategy.
47 people are hospitalized with Covid, with 10 in intensive care plus 6 people with as-yet unconfirmed cases.
Schools get $167 million in recovery help; teachers are upset that, despite push for in-person learning, they’re not up for early vaccinations.
Hospitalizations are also on the increase, and the testing positivity rate has gone up. Three deaths were reported.
The effects of holiday gatherings are beginning to show up in the rising number of cases.
“These numbers alone are troubling. But it’s not just the cases, because positivity rates in our neighboring states are on the rise as well,” said Gov. Phil Scott.
As of Monday, a ban on multi-household gatherings was back in effect except for outdoor, masked gatherings with one other household.
The federal guidance is “not only complex, but almost a formula for failure,” says Health Commissioner Mark Levine.
Check out the lookup tool to see how much Covid cases have risen in any particular town, or see the Department of Health map to compare the rate of Covid in your community.
Looking at the 1,000 or more lives saved in 2020 — and the value we placed on each other — makes me proud to be a Vermonter.
The health department also reported four new deaths Wednesday, bringing the total to 134.