The state Department of Health reported 16 new cases of Covid-19 on Thursday. That brings the total number of people diagnosed with the illness in Vermont since the outbreak began in March to 1,110. The health department reported 12 new cases Wednesday.
Cases associated with the Winooski outbreak now number 78, and a testing site at the O’Brien Community Center on Malletts Bay Avenue will be open all week.
The health department is encouraging people who have attended protests in the last couple of weeks to get tested. Testing sites can be found here: https://humanresources.vermont.gov/popups
There were no new deaths reported Tuesday, keeping the total number of people who have died from Covid-19 in Vermont at 55. There are three people hospitalized with Covid-19 and seven hospitalized with suspected, but not confirmed, cases.
The state reported 1,467 new tests conducted, bringing the total to 47,209.The health department’s full update is here.
— Cate Chant