New cases of COVID-19 in the Town of Essex were relatively lower for a second-straight week with only 15 being reported for the period of Feb. 4-10.
Of the 152 new cases in Chittenden County for that stretch, Essex accounted for 9.9% of them -- that being lower than the 11.7% of total cases in the county the town has accounted for since the pandemic began.
Only seven deaths from COVID-19 were recorded in Vermont between Feb. 4-10 with just two being reported for Chittenden County between Jan. 29 -- Feb. 11.
Through Feb. 11, 19,324 people in Chittenden County, 13.9%, have been vaccinated. That’s slightly higher than the state total of 12.5%.
15: Number of new cases in Essex between Feb. 4-10
470: Total cases for Essex since March 5, 2020
152: Total new cases in Chittenden County between Feb. 4-10
11.7: Percentage of total cases in Chittenden County stemming from Essex
2nd: Where Essex sits on the list of most cases in Chittenden County
1: Number of new instances of a person being in an Essex Westford School District building while being infectious (Feb. 4-10)
- 0/1: New/total such instances for Albert D. Lawton Intermediate School
- 0/1: New/total such instances for Center for Technology, Essex
- 0/3: New/total such instances for Essex Elementary School
- 0/10: New/total such instances for Essex High School
- 1/1: New/total such instances for Essex Middle School
- 0/2: New/total such instances for Founders Memorial School
- 0/0: New/total such instances for Hiawatha Elementary School
- 0/1: New/total such instances for Summit Street School
- 0/0: New/total such instances for Thomas Fleming School
- 0/0: New/total such instances for Westford School
7: New deaths in Vermont from Feb. 4-10
188: Total deaths for Vermont through Feb. 10
2: Deaths in Chittenden County between Jan. 29 -- Feb. 11
69,805: Number of people in Vermont to receive their first or second vaccination dose through Feb. 11
32,622: Number of people in Vermont to have received both vaccination doses through Feb. 11
19,324: Number of people vaccinated in Chittenden County through Feb. 11