Quarantine required in Vermont for all North Country counties
PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (WCAX) - Franklin County, New York, is the latest and last North Country county to turn yellow on Vermont’s cross-state travel map.
Residents of these counties can only cross into the state of Vermont for essential purposes.
In our region of the North Country:
Essex County cases:
There are two new cases in Essex County.
One is a nursing home employee who lives in Clinton County but works at the Elderwood at Ticonderoga. All residents were tested Tuesday and staff were tested Wednesday.
And a pre-K student in Ticonderoga tested positive, but the school remains open.
Clinton County cases:
In Clinton County, New York, eight additional positive cases have been reported.
Two of them are associated with the Clinton County Correctional Facility.
There are currently 42 active COVID-19 cases in Clinton County.
Meanwhile, cases are doubling statewide, hitting 50,000 in October.
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