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Health Department reports 165 new cases on Sunday, up 348 since Friday

Jan 10 2021, 1:18 PM

The Department of Health reported 165 new cases of the coronavirus on Sunday, and an increase of 348 since Friday. Total cases in Vermont since the beginning of the pandemic now number 8,967. Total deaths held steady at 156. 

New cases were reported Sunday in all 14 counties.

  • Chittenden: 72
  • Addison: 19
  • Windsor: 19
  • Windham: 14
  • Bennington: 9
  • Rutland: 7
  • Washington: 7
  • Franklin: 5
  • Orange: 3
  • Orleans: 3
  • Lamoille: 3
  • Grand Isle: 2
  • Caledonia: 1
  • Essex: 1

As of Friday, 37 people were hospitalized with confirmed cases of Covid-19, with 10 in intensive care. Six more were hospitalized with suspected cases.

The state reported that 759,011 tests have been administered for the illness in Vermont since mid-March, an increase of 15,240 since Friday. As of Sunday, 279,163 people have been tested. The seven-day average positivity rate is 2.8%, down from 2.8% on Friday.

Testing sites can be found at

The health department’s travel-related quarantine policy for people who are coming into the state or returning from other areas can be found here.

The health department’s full daily update is available here.

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