Gov. Phil Scott to hold COVID-19 press conference

MONTPELIER, Vt. (WCAX) Governor Phil Scott will have another COVID-19 pandemic update on Wednesday at 11 a.m.

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As of Tuesday, Vermont health officials reported 862 coronavirus cases in the state and 47 deaths. A total of 15,215 tests have been conducted.

he Burlington nursing home that has been the site of the state’s worst outbreak is reporting an increase in deaths that were later linked to the coronavirus.

Scott this week is expected to talk about putting new contact tracing procedures in place. Since the beginning of the pandemic, the Vermont Health Department has been reaching out to people who had contact with a COVID-19 positive person. Now we’re told there going to be an update to the system.