Vermont reported 37 new virus cases over the weekend; indoor dining returns Monday

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Vermont reported 18 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, bringing the total for the state to more than 1,060. On Saturday, health officials reported 19 new cases.

Chittenden County accounted for 30 of the 37 new cases over the weekend. More than 80 percent of the 1,063 cases in Vermont so far have recovered, while 55 people have died.

Meanwhile, under new rules announced Friday by Gov. Phil Scott, Vermont restaurants can once again open their doors for eat-in customers.

They must limit occupancy at any one time to 25 percent of capacity and tables must be set up to keep diners six feet apart. Bar seating must remain closed, and breweries, wineries and distilleries must continue to serve their customers outside.

The New Hampshire Department of Health & Human Services reported 100 cases over the weekend and 8 more deaths. Health officials in the Granite State say there have been 286 deaths and more than 5,040 cases. About 75 percent have recovered.

Grafton County has had 76 cases and one death; Sullivan County has had 20 cases one death.

There was no new information available Sunday from health experts anywhere in our New York coverage area, which comprises Clinton County, Essex County and Franklin County.

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