Latest COVID-19 Numbers

Friday, May 13, 2022

The Vermont Department of Health today, Friday, May 13, is reporting 17 new cases of COVID–19 in Addison County since yesterday, and 189 positive tests during the past two weeks. The county has now recorded 5,939 coronavirus cases since the pandemic began in March of 2020.

Health care professionals urge the unvaccinated to get a shot. Consult your doctor or click here to find out where to get your free vaccine — including boosters.

Everyone age 5 and older is eligible to get vaccinated. Adults 50 and over, or those with compromised immune systems, are now eligible for fourth-dose boosters.

As of April 1, registration for state clinics through the Vermont Department of Health is no longer available. The COVID-19 vaccine is still free at any location and widely available across the state. Find a vaccine near you at Vaccines.gov. For children ages 5 to 11, families should call their pediatrician or family health care provider, or visit a pharmacy to make an appointment.

The UVM Medical Center Primary Care Team provided these answers to frequently asked questions on COVID–19, its symptoms and more.

STATEWIDE NUMBERS

The DOH today is reporting 403 new COVID-19 cases statewide. The department has recorded 128,471 positive coronavirus cases in Vermont since the pandemic began more than two years ago.

There are currently 69 people being treated for the coronavirus in Vermont hospitals, 13 of whom are in intensive care, according to state officials.

A total of 648 Vermonters have died from COVID–19, the same number as yesterday. Fewer than 0.5% of the state’s cases have resulted in death. Fifteen Addison County individuals have died from COVID, according to state statistics. Find the full statewide stats here.

To get a COVID–19 rapid test free from the federal government head to this site.

Middlebury College is updating its COVID–19 statistics a couple times a week. The institution’s most recent report, issued Friday, May 13, shows four new COVID–19 cases, for a total of five active cases — four of them involving  students, and one involving an employee. Since spring semester began, the college has administered 7,848 COVID tests on campus with 458 turning up positive.