2 more Vermonters die of COVID; state now reporting probable cases
BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) - Two more Vermonters have died of COVID-19. The death toll is now 74 in the state.
Wednesday, the state reported 101 new cases. So now, 4,461 people have been infected.
Twenty-three people are in the hospital, four in the ICU.
The state’s seven-day test positivity rate average is now 1.9%.
These cases also include probable cases, which the state will now report with the total daily count.
A case is considered “probable” if the person tested positive on an antigen test and has symptoms of COVID-19, or if the person has symptoms and is linked to a confirmed case of COVID-19.
Before Wednesday, the reported cases only included those confirmed by a PCR test.
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