Another record coronavirus total in Vermont


BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) – Another record coronavirus total in Vermont.

Another 122 people tested positive on Sunday, bringing Vermont’s total since the pandemic began to 3008.

That is the highest single-day total yet and the third new record in less than a week.

The total has now topped the 3,000 mark and a quarter of all cases since the start of the pandemic have been recorded in the last two weeks.

Nineteen people are hospitalized across the state and one person is in the ICU. The death toll still stands at 59.

Like last week, Washington County again led the number of new cases with 40. Washington County has been at the center of the hockey broomball outbreak that now accounts for upward of 125 cases.

Out of the total 3,008 people who have been infected, 2,050 have recovered. That’s about 68%.

As of Monday, Vermont health officials reported 122 new coronavirus cases for a total of 3,008. There have been a total of 59 deaths. The state’s percent positive seven-day average is 1.6%. A total of 201,176 tests have been conducted, 200 travelers are being monitored, 10,723 have completed monitoring, and 2,050 have recovered.

Click here for the full numbers from the Vermont Department of Health.

Last week, Vermont set records for new totals two days in a row on Wednesday and Thursday.

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