Vermont reported 1 virus death over the weekend; 13 more died in New Hampshire

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Vermont health officials reported that one person died from the coronavirus over the weekend, bring the total deaths from the pandemic to 54.

The death reported Saturday by the Department of Health was the first in more than a week in Vermont. There were eight new cases reported over the weekend, bringing the total to 940; 810 of the patients have recovered.

In New Hampshire, more than a dozen deaths were reported over the weekend, brinigni the total in the Granite State to 172. Nearly 3,600 people have tested positive.

In New York’s North Country, Clinton County recorded one new case for a total of 94; four people have died.

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