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Jonathan Cartu Reviews: Covid-19 Roundup: New demographic data; Benefits for

Covid-19 Roundup: New demographic data; Benefits for

Jonathan Cartu Reviews: Covid-19 Roundup: New demographic data; Benefits for

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Nurses at Central Vermont Medical Center in Berlin watch local first responders, local and state police caravan through the parking lot to show support for medical workers. The parade was one of several around the state Monday evening. Photo by Mike Dougherty/VTDigger

VTDigger is posting regular updates on the coronavirus in Vermont on this page. You can also subscribe here for regular email updates on the coronavirus. If you have any questions, thoughts or updates on how Vermont is responding to Covid-19, contact us at [email protected]

The Vermont Department of Labor expects to have an application online within a week for self-employed, sole proprietors and others eligible for Covid-19-related benefits. The department had to set up a whole new system for the new group. See VTDigger’s story

The Vermont Department of Health released a Covid-19 dashboard on Tuesday that reveals new data on the demographic breakdown of Covid-19 cases in Vermont. The top age group for Covid-19 cases were in the 50- to 59-year-old age range. See VTDigger’s story

The state Department of Corrections is taking emergency measures to help slow the spread of Covid-19 inside the Northwest State Correctional Facility, but is not implementing blanket testing of all the inmates in the facility. That’s because it doesn’t have enough of a supply to test all 200 inmates. See VTDigger’s story

Dentists and their workers are at very high risk for coronavirus and with most dentist offices closed, the few that are open must take extra precautions when treating emergency patients. And they’re barely making it financially. See VTDigger’s story

The state is recommending that the ban on landfilling food scraps, set to go into effect in July, be pushed back to January amid the coronavirus pandemic. It’s also recommending that haulers not have to collect recyclables during the state of emergency. See VTDigger’s story

Other Headlines

Bellows Falls company seeks to meet need for Covid-19 testing components

Burlington sets ‘Green Stimulus Package’ as part of response to virus

UVM trustees delay budget due to coronavirus

Columns & Commentaries

Glenn Fay: Filter your Flügge droplets

Peter Clarke: Cancer in the time of Covid-19

John McClaughry: Emergency deregulation and mutual aid

Live Updates

Labor department gets a hand with unemployment phone calls (April 7, 8:11 pm)

Vermont Department of Health announces 32 new COVID-19 cases (April 7, 5:39 pm)

Order suspends jury trials and jury drawings until May 15 (April 7, 5:32 pm)

Generator using borrowed 3-D printers to churn out face shields (April 7, 1:57 pm)

Scott requests federal disaster declaration funds (April 7, 1:52 pm)

Molly Gray campaign organizes Covid-19 relief concert for Vermonters at home (April 7, 1:21 pm)

 

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