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Essex recorded its highest number of new COVID-19 cases in a seven-day period as recently reported by the Vermont Department of Health.

The town tallied 61 new cases between March 25-31 which was 11 more than the 50 documented for the week ending Jan. 20. That fed into a Chittenden County spike of 470 new cases during the week which was over 100 more than the 363 reported for the week ending Jan. 13 – the highest weekly total since the Reporter started tracking the data in mid-November.

Statewide, Vermont recorded its highest single-day number of new cases with 251 being reported for March 25 – that being followed by another 194 and 233 March 27 and 31, respectively.

61: Number of new cases in Essex between March 25-31

676: Total cases for Essex since March 5, 2020

470: Total new cases in Chittenden County between March 25-31

819: Recent cases for Chittenden County (last 14 days) as of March 31

11.5: Percentage of total cases in Chittenden County stemming from Essex

2nd: Where Essex sits on the list of most cases in Chittenden County

10: Number of new instances of a person being in an Essex Westford School District building while being infectious (March 25-31)

  • 2/8: New/total such instances for Albert D. Lawton Intermediate School
  • 1/3: New/total such instances for Center for Technology, Essex
  • 1/4: New/total such instances for Essex Elementary School
  • 3/17: New/total such instances for Essex High School
  • 0/2: New/total such instances for Essex Middle School
  • 0/3: New/total such instances for Founders Memorial School
  • 0/1: New/total such instances for Hiawatha Elementary School
  • 2/9: New/total such instances for Summit Street School
  • 1/1: New/total such instances for Thomas Fleming School
  • 0/0: New/total such instances for Westford School

4: New deaths in Vermont from March 25-31

227: Total deaths for Vermont through March 31

4: Deaths in Chittenden County between March 21 - April 3

219,981: Number of people in Vermont to receive their first or second vaccination dose through April 2

131,925: Number of people in Vermont to have completed vaccination through April 2

56,095: Number of people vaccinated in Chittenden County through April 2

40.5: Percentage of Chittenden County vaccinated through April 2

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