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State Sets Record of 1727 Cases

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State Sets Record of 1727 Cases


"Months after the Delta variant of Covid-19 hit the state, the more contagious Omicron variant has once again changed Vermont’s definition of normal. In just a week, the state’s seven-day case average has more than doubled, hospitalizations have risen 17% and the seven-day positivity rate has hit 12% — more than double Vermont’s discarded reopening benchmark of 5% — according to state data. The Vermont Department of Health reported 1,727 new Covid-19 cases Tuesday, shattering the one-day case record set just a few days earlier. Eighty-three people are hospitalized with Covid, including 19 in intensive care units."


Erin Petenko, vtdigger


January 4, 2022


Paul Carnahan

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Erin Petenko, vtdigger, “State Sets Record of 1727 Cases,” COVID-19 Archive, accessed January 26, 2022,

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