Another Northeast Kingdom resident has died of COVID as Omicron sub-variants continue to dominate recent cases across the state

Another Northeast Kingdom resident has died of COVID as Omicron sub-variants continue to dominate recent cases across the state. According to data from the Vermont Health Department, a female Caledonia County resident in her 80 or above was the most recent fatality from COVID. This is the 31st death in Caledonia County and 72nd in the NEK with 3 in Essex County and 38 in Essex County. The NEK is averaging around five positive COVID cases per day of confirmed lab-administered tests.