The state hit its lowest PCR testing level since the earliest days of the pandemic.
Active outbreaks in educational settings went up this week, according to state data, while hospital admissions and case numbers stayed level.
Vermont’s Secretary of Education officials told superintendents last week that masking in schools could be necessary to protect at-risk students.
Metrics like cases and hospitalizations that increased last week are back down again, the Vermont Department of Health reported Wednesday.
Availability at certain Vermont pharmacies and walk-in clinics starts Wednesday. The booster is designed to target the now-dominant variants of the virus and is recommended for everyone 12 and older.
The Brattleboro Museum & Art Center, seeing the Covid-19 pandemic upend its expansion plans, will kick off its next half-century with a public celebration this weekend.
The FEMA program has received applications related to just one-third of the people statewide who have died of the virus, according to its own data.
The Vermont Department of Health reported a rise in Covid metrics this week, but still rated the state as “low” overall.
Vermont is expecting 17,000 doses in its first shipment, state officials said.
It’s too soon to say if the 47 Covid hospitalizations reported Wednesday signal a more significant shift.