While new cases of COVID-19 started climbing throughout Vermont recently, the Town of Milton was slightly under its average in the latest town-by-town report from the Department of Health.
Milton had 16 new cases reported for the week of March 18-24 – that being under the average of 18 per week it had been logging since mid-November. The town accounted for 4.9% of Chittenden County’s 327 new cases registered for the same time period – that being a bit under the 6.7% of the county’s total cases Milton has accounted for since last March.
Chittenden’s 327 new cases reported for the week ending March 24 were the most for the county since the week ending Jan. 13 which had 363. The county also surpassed the one-third mark of its residents receiving a vaccination while the state surpassed the 100,000 mark of people completing the vaccination process.
16: Number of new cases in Milton between March 18-24
360: Total cases for Milton since March 5, 2020
327: Total new cases in Chittenden County between March 18-24
538: Recent cases for Chittenden County (last 14 days) as of March 24
6.7: Percentage of total cases in Chittenden County stemming from Milton
6th: Where Milton sits on the list of most cases in Chittenden County
0: Number of new instances of a person being in a Milton Town School District building while being infectious (March 18-24)
- 0/6: New/total such instances for Milton Elementary School
- 0/5: New/total such instances for Milton High School
- 0/6: New/total such instances for Milton Middle School
6: New deaths in Vermont from March 18-24
223: Total deaths for Vermont through March 24
3: Deaths in Chittenden County between March 13-27
192,790: Number of people in Vermont to receive their first or second vaccination dose through March 26
107,086: Number of people in Vermont to have completed vaccination through March 26
49,105: Number of people vaccinated in Chittenden County through March 26
35.4: Percentage of Chittenden County vaccinated through March 26