Local leaders concerned in uptick of COVID-19 cases in South Florida – WSVN 7News | Miami News, Weather, Sports

MIAMI (WSVN) – There has been in improve in the quantity of folks testing optimistic for COVID-19, each in the Sunshine State and all through Miami-Dade County.

Local leaders are urging the general public to be protected and to obtain a COVID-19 vaccination to assist cease the unfold.

Miami-Dade County Mayor Daniella Levine Cava drove that time house by getting her second booster shot, Friday morning.

The state on Thursday reported that there was greater than 10,200 COVID cases and 33 deaths.

Mayor Levine Cava stated Miami-Dade County is at a 17% positivity rate, however regardless of the rise in cases, there has not been a excessive rate of hospitalizations, severe sicknesses or deaths, which the mayor attributes to the county having the very best rate of vaccinations in the Sunshine State.

“However, we are not out of the woods, the pandemic is still here,” stated Levine Cava. “We need to make sure that you have the tools and the resources that you need to protect yourselves, and your loved ones and the whole community.”

Experts are additionally warning folks to be aware of utilizing fast antigen take a look at as a result of these take a look at might not all the time be extraordinarily correct.

If an individual has signs and so they find yourself with a unfavourable consequence, specialists are recommending folks to attend just a few days to check as soon as once more, or to go for a PCR take a look at, which are usually extra correct.

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