VDH COVID-19 Update: Five new cases, 12 this weekend

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VDH COVID-19 Update: Five new cases, 12 this weekend

Sun, 08/02/2020 - 5:02pm -- tim

Vermont Business Magazine The Vermont Department of Health is reporting today that there were 12 new cases of COVID-19 since Friday, with seven Saturday and five Sunday for a total of 1,426 total cases. There are two people hospitalized and deaths are holding at 57. The number of new cases has been running in the single digits for more than a week.

Case Information

Current COVID-19 Activity in Vermont

As of 10:46 am August 2, 2020

Description

 

Number

 

Total cases*

 

1,426

(5 new)

 

Currently hospitalized

 

2

 

Hospitalized under investigation

 

13

 

Total people recovered

 

1,238

 

Deaths+

 

57

 

People tested

 

96,681

 

Travelers monitored

 

1,137

 

Contacts monitored

 

28

 

People completed monitoring

 

5,370

 

* Includes testing conducted at the Health Department Laboratory, commercial labs and other public health labs.

+ Death occurring in persons known to have COVID-19. Death certificate may be pending.

Hospitalization data is provided by the Vermont Healthcare Emergency Preparedness Coalition and is based on hospitals updating this information.

Find more at the data dashboardhealthvermont.gov/currentactivity.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW NOW

maskPREVENTION: As of August 1, you are required to wear a face mask or covering in public, if unable to keep 6 feet from others. This requirement will help keep COVID-19 from spreading. See more prevention tips.

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