The latest COVID-19 numbers (Aug. 9)
MIDDLEBURY — The Vermont Department of Health (DOH) today, Sunday, Aug. 9, reported a total of 73 Addison County residents have tested positive for COVID-19 thus far, the same as yesterday.
The DOH provides limited data on town-by-town coronavirus cases. According to that data, Vergennes has reported 11 COVID-19 cases thus far, Bristol has had eight, and Ferrisburgh and Orwell both have had six. None of Addison County’s 19 other communities have reported more than five cases, according to the DOH.
Statewide, 1,459 Vermonters have tested positive for the coronavirus so far, according to the DOH, an increase of five cases from yesterday. Fifty-eight Vermonters have died from COVID-19, the same number as yesterday. Officials said 945 people who have traveled into the state are being monitored. Meanwhile, 6,040 people have completed monitoring. The Vermont Department of Health has conducted 102,691 COVID-19 tests as of today.
Health department officials on Sunday said no Vermonters are currently hospitalized in Vermont for COVID-19. There are currently six people hospitalized for potential COVID-19 symptoms, down one from yesterday.
Officials said 1,279 Vermonters have now recovered from COVID-19.
Chittenden County has reported the most coronavirus cases, with 729, according to the DOH. Franklin County has the second-most, with 118, followed by 102 for Windham County, 99 for Rutland County, 87 for Bennington County, and 73 for Addison County, according to the DOH. Next is Windsor County, with 72 cases.
Every Vermont County has now recorded at least five positive tests for COVID-19, according to the DOH.