Coronavirus infects vaccinated leader at Florida condo site

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MIAMI -- A vaccinated Miami-Dade region commissioner who helped different section officials successful Surfside pursuing the illness of a condominium gathering announced that helium and his main of unit tested affirmative for COVID-19.

The quality merchandise precocious Sunday from Miami-Dade County Commission Chairman Jose “Pepe” Diaz said helium and his main of unit Isidoro Lopez, who besides received a vaccine against COVID-19, came down with flu-like symptoms earlier successful the time and aboriginal tested affirmative for the virus.

“Staff and others who person been successful adjacent interaction with them volition beryllium getting tested betwixt contiguous and tomorrow,” the quality merchandise said. The connection besides said Diaz and Lopez would beryllium isolating and pursuing guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Diaz had participated successful quality conferences and meetings with different officials successful Surfside, the Miami Herald reported. Miami Dade spokesperson Rachel Johnson told the paper that COVID-19 tests would beryllium administered astatine the Surfside bid halfway connected Monday.

The hunt for bodies continues astatine the wreckage of the Champlain Towers South successful Surfside, wherever Monday morning, Miami-Dade County Mayor Daniella Levine Cava confirmed the decease toll had reached 94 successful past month's collapse. Some 22 radical stay listed arsenic missing.

“Breakthrough” infections - afloat vaccinated individuals who declaration the coronavirus - bash happen, though they are precise rare. An Associated Press investigation of authorities information successful May showed lone astir 1% of specified cases resulted successful hospitalization oregon death. The investigation suggested that astir each COVID-19 deaths successful the U.S. precocious person been successful radical who weren't vaccinated, a staggering objection of however effectual the shots person been and an denotation that deaths could attack zero if each eligible idiosyncratic gets the vaccine.

Last week, Florida wellness officials reported an summation successful COVID-19 cases and a higher affirmative trial complaint compared with different caller weeks.

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