RSSAll Entries in the "Weekly Covid Update" Category

Vermont, Chester continue upward Covid trend

Vermont, Chester continue upward Covid trend Moderna, J&J booster shots now available

©2021 Telegraph Publishing LLC For the second straight week, Covid-19 numbers in Vermont and in Chester have reached new record highs,  again bucking the national trend. Vermont saw a new case weekly total of 1,590 topping last week’s record of 1,526; Chester’s new Covid-case numbers again are well into double digits with 23 new cases, […]

Chester reports 19 new Covid-19 cases as state numbers rise

Chester reports 19 new Covid-19 cases as state numbers rise

©2021 Telegraph Publishing LLC Despite national trends that are showing a decline in new Covid-19 cases, Vermont’s — and Chester’s — numbers are on the rise. Vermont saw a record-breaking new case weekly total of 1,526. The last weekly record of 1,454 was reached three weeks ago on Sept. 24; Chester’s new Covid-case number surged […]

Two Covid cases send 5th & 6th graders at CAES home

Two Covid cases send 5th & 6th graders at CAES home

©2021 Telegraph Publishing LLC Chester-Andover Elementary School currently has two cases of Covid-19, causing the majority of the 5th and 6th graders to be sent home yesterday and today. According to Katherine Fogg, principal at both CAES and Cavendish Town Elementary School, they should be returning at the end of next week. CTES continues to […]

Weekly Update: Fewer CAES students remain in quarantine; state seeks better tracing method

Weekly Update: Fewer CAES students remain in quarantine; state seeks better tracing method

©2021 Telegraph Publishing LLC Chester elementary school students have returned to in-person instruction this week, with only a handful of students in quarantine, according to Katherine Fogg, principal at both Chester-Andover and Cavendish Town elementary schools. The Springfield School District’s four schools were all closed on Monday to catch up with contact-tracing efforts, but were […]

Weekly Covid Update: Some local classes return to remote learning

Weekly Covid Update: Some local classes return to remote learning Vermont Covid cases stand at 32,610 since pandemic's start

©2021 Telegraph Publishing LLC Surging community Covid 19 numbers have impacted area schools this week with more than 10 percent of students from the Two Rivers Supervisory Union — just under 100 students — now under quarantine. Chester-Andover Elementary School had two classrooms going fully remote and one Ludlow Elementary School classroom went to remote […]

Reporting issues boost state Covid-19 numbers

Reporting issues boost state Covid-19 numbers Windsor County positive numbers continue to rise

© 2021 Telegraph Publishing LLC This week, Vermont Health Officials were able to deflect a record-setting daily total of 314 positive Covid-19 cases announced on Thursday by indicating that there were some reporting issues from various partners that were impacting that number. The previous highest daily total was 266 cases reported for March 31, 2020. […]

State tightens vaxx requirement for employees; AOE extends school masking til Oct. 4

State tightens vaxx requirement for employees; AOE extends school masking til Oct. 4

©2021 Telegraph Publishing LLC In an ongoing effort to bring the Covid-19 under control, Gov. Phil Scott have announced updated pandemic controls for both state employees and public schools. State employees, Scott said, will be required to be vaccinated against Covid-19, mirroring the recent mandate issued by President Joe Biden for all federal employees. In […]

Vermont cases, deaths increase as positivity rate ticks down

Vermont cases, deaths increase as positivity rate ticks down

© 2021 Telegraph Publishing LLC The state of Vermont has reported six new Covid-19 deaths over the past week, a jump up from the four recent deaths reported since the first of August, for a total of 270 deaths. Positive cases are also on the rise this week with 738 new cases reported in the […]

As cases rise, Telegraph's Covid Updates return

As cases rise, Telegraph’s Covid Updates return In one week: 31 new cases in Windsor, 25 in Windham

Editor’s Note: For almost a year, The Chester Telegraph has provided a weekly update on Covid cases in Vermont. We ended the column in May as case numbers dropped significantly. But with the rise of cases, we resume this weekly Friday report. ©2021 Telegraph Publishing LLC Covid-19 positive cases are again on the rise — […]