New coronavirus cases rose 5.1% in Vermont in the week ended Sunday as the state added 2,372 cases. In the previous week there were 2,257 new cases of the virus that causes COVID-19.

Vermont ranked fourth among the states with the fastest spread of the coronavirus per person, according to a USA TODAY Network analysis of data from Johns Hopkins University. Last week, coronavirus cases in the United States rose 21.4% from the previous week, with 605,127 cases reported. Home to 0.19% of the country’s population, Vermont has had 0.39% of the country’s cases over the past week. Across the country, 47 states had more cases in the last week than the week before.

Chittenden County reported 593 cases and one death in the last week. A week earlier it had reported 697 cases and zero deaths. 34,629 cases and 175 deaths have been reported during the pandemic.

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