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New cases of COVID-19 in Essex dropped for the third-straight week as there were 24 reported for the town between April 15-21, according to the Vermont Department of Health.

Essex had been averaging 31 new cases per week since mid-November prior to that time period.

Of Chittenden County’s 154 new cases discovered for the week, 15.6% of them were from Essex. That’s higher than the 11.6% of the county’s total cases since March 2020 that the town has accounted for.

Through April 22, 59% of Chittenden County had started or completed the vaccination process.

24: Number of new cases in Essex between April 15-21

782: Total cases for Essex since March 5, 2020

154: Total new cases in Chittenden County between April 15-21

464: Recent cases for Chittenden County (last 14 days) as of April 21

11.6: 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 (April 15-21)

  • 0/8: New/total such instances for Albert D. Lawton Intermediate School
  • 0/4: New/total such instances for Center for Technology, Essex
  • 0/5: New/total such instances for Essex Elementary School
  • 1/19: New/total such instances for Essex High School
  • 0/3: New/total such instances for Essex Middle School
  • 0/3: New/total such instances for Founders Memorial School
  • 0/2: New/total such instances for Hiawatha Elementary School
  • 0/10: New/total such instances for Summit Street School
  • 0/1: New/total such instances for Thomas Fleming School
  • 0/0: New/total such instances for Westford School

3: New deaths in Vermont from April 15-21

243: Total deaths for Vermont through April 21

1: Deaths in Chittenden County between April 9-22

305,123: Number of people in Vermont to receive their first or second vaccination dose through April 22

210,256: Number of people in Vermont to have completed vaccination through April 22

81,787: Number of people vaccinated in Chittenden County through April 22

59.0: Percentage of Chittenden County vaccinated through April 22

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