The Department of Health reported 28 new cases of the coronavirus and one new death on Wednesday. Total cases in Vermont since the beginning of the pandemic now number 23,651, and total deaths number 252.
New cases were reported Wednesday in 12 of Vermont’s 14 counties. One case was pending validation.
- Franklin: 6
- Bennington: 5
- Caledonia: 2
- Chittenden: 2
- Orange: 2
- Orleans: 2
- Rutland: 2
- Washington: 2
- Addison: 1
- Essex: 1
- Windham: 1
- Windsor: 1
As of Wednesday, 12 people were hospitalized with confirmed cases of Covid-19. Two of those people were in intensive care, and one more was hospitalized with a suspected case.
The state reported that 1,642,637 tests have been administered for the illness in Vermont since the start of the pandemic. As of Wednesday, 386,398 individual people had been tested. The seven-day average test positivity rate was 1.1%.
Eligible people can register for vaccine appointments or find information about walk-in clinics at healthvermont.gov/MyVaccine. All Vermonters 16 and older are currently eligible, as well as out-of-state college students and people living in Vermont part-time.
Testing sites can be found at https://www.healthvermont.gov/covid-19/testing.
The health department’s travel-related testing 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.