WTSA News For Your Thursday, July 22nd:

There were 16 newly reported Covid 19 cases in Vermont Wednesday, with one of them from Windham County.  There were 60 new cases of the covid virus in New Hampshire, with three of those in Cheshire County. In Massachusetts, two deaths and 457 new cases of the covid virus, with one newly reported positive covid test in Franklin County.

Attorney General T J Donovan says Vermont will be part of a settlement agreement in principle with three distributors of opioids sued last year by his office – Cardinal, McKesson, and AmerisourceBergen – and Johnson & Johnson, Vermont’s part of the nationwide settlement will total 60 million dollars. The agreement requires significant industry changes that will help prevent this type of crisis in the future. The agreement would resolve investigations and litigation over the companies’ roles in creating and fueling the opioid epidemic. Donovan says his office…

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