Four infographics that show the spread of coronavirus in Vermont


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Update: As of March 23, the Department of Health announced that due to the increasing number of cases, they would no longer be able provide demographic information on a daily basis. According to the department, they are looking into reporting this information periodically. The case count and fatalities will continue to be updated in this story.

These graphics will be updated as additional cases are reported by the Vermont Department of Health. Last updated: March 26 at 1:30 p.m.

These four infographics show the spread of the coronavirus in Vermont over time. Below you’ll find information about the number of reported cases, the number of fatalities related to COVID-19, where positive cases are distributed by county, and how many tests the state has conducted.

The first case of COVID-19 in the state was reported on March 7, 2020. Those who are 65 and older and/or have compromised immune systems are more likely to have life-threatening complications from the virus. To read all the latest updates about the outbreak in the state, click here.

Total number of cases and fatalities

This graph shows the total number of people who have tested positive for the coronavirus in Vermont, including both active cases and those who have died.

Cases and fatalities over time

This graph shows the number of cases and fatalities as they grow over time. Due to the increasing case count, the Health Department On March 24, stopped providing detailed information about individual cases. An earlier version of this graphic included data about current hospitalizations.

Vermont cases by county map

This map, courtesy of the Department of Health, shows how positive cases are distributed throughout the state.

How many tests has VT conducted?

This chart shows the number of people Vermont has tested for COVID-19 over time.

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