Quarantine required in Vermont for all North Country counties

Quarantine required in Vermont after North Country travel
Quarantine required in Vermont after North Country travel(WCAX)
Published: Nov. 5, 2020 at 8:21 AM EST|Updated: Nov. 5, 2020 at 9:20 AM EST
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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.

That means all North Country counties have been moved to either yellow or red status.

Residents of these counties can only cross into the state of Vermont for essential purposes.

Franklin County has now been moved to YELLOW on Vermont's cross state travel list. This means that active cases per...

Posted by North Country Chamber of Commerce on Thursday, November 5, 2020

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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