The latest COVID-19 numbers (Oct. 27)
MIDDLEBURY — The Vermont Department of Health (DOH) today, Tuesday, Oct. 27, is reporting Addison County has had 120 confirmed cases of COVID-19 since the pandemic began in mid-March. That’s unchanged from yesterday.
Middlebury College has thus far reported four confirmed COVID-19 cases (two staffers, two students). The institution has an on-campus testing program that has thus far administered 9,998 tests. The college reports all four individuals have recovered from the virus.
The DOH provides limited data on town-by-town coronavirus cases. According to that data, Shoreham has reported 30 COVID-19 cases thus far (largely associated with 28 seasonal workers diagnosed in early October at Champlain Orchards), Vergennes has recorded 14 cases, Bristol 10, Middlebury and Ferrisburgh have each recorded nine, Orwell seven, and New Haven six. None of Addison County’s other communities have reported more than five cases, according to the DOH. The DOH website’s town-by-town statistics are current up to Oct. 21, at this point.
Statewide, 2,113 Vermonters have tested positive for the coronavirus so far, according to the DOH, an increase of 29 cases from yesterday. Fifty-eight Vermonters have died from COVID-19, unchanged for several weeks. Officials said 399 people who have traveled into the state are being monitored. Meanwhile, 10,169 people have completed monitoring. The Vermont Department of Health has conducted 186,291 COVID-19 tests as of today.
Health department officials on Tuesday said four people are currently hospitalized in Vermont for COVID-19, while no one is currently being monitored in the state’s hospitals for potential COVID-19 symptoms.
Officials said 1,766 Vermonters have now recovered from COVID-19.
Chittenden County has reported the most coronavirus cases, with 973, according to the DOH. Next is Windham County with 146 cases, followed by Franklin County with 142 cases, Bennington County with 141 cases, and Rutland County with 135. Next is Washington County with 131 cases, followed Addison County’s 120 cases, then Windsor County with 119.
Every Vermont County has recorded at least seven positive tests for COVID-19, according to the DOH.