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After recording its highest number of new cases of COVID-19 in a seven-day period, Colchester saw nearly as many the following week as recently reported by the Vermont Department of Health.

The town tallied 48 new cases between March 25-31 – that being three less than the 51 documented for the week ending March 24. 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 Sun 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.

48: Number of new cases in Colchester between March 25-31

667: Total cases for Colchester 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

11.4: Percentage of total cases in Chittenden County stemming from Colchester

3rd: Where Colchester sits on the list of most cases in Chittenden County

1: Number of new instances of a person being in a Colchester School District building while being infectious (March 25-31)

  • 0/18: New/total such instances for Colchester High School
  • 0/2: New/total such instances for Colchester Middle School
  • 1/7: New/total such instances for Malletts Bay School
  • 0/4: New/total such instances for Porters Point School
  • 0/3: New/total such instances for Union Memorial 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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