Health News August 17 | WGCU PBS & NPR for Southwest Florida


In Collier County, there have been 3 monkeypox instances in August in line with the Florida Division of Well being. Two of them have been acquired in Florida, one other outdoors of the U.S. In Lee County, there have been 9 confirmed instances as of Tuesday. The state of Florida has had greater than 1300 complete instances as of Tuesday, Aug. 16. That could be a 194% improve from the beginning of August. In response to the Information Press, there have been 442 instances on August 1st.

College students returned to the classroom on August tenth amid the most recent COVID-19 resurgence. This time BA.5 is the dominant variant which is taken into account very contagious. In response to Naples Every day Information, Collier County Public Colleges suggests college students monitor their well being each day and keep house when sick. College students are usually not required to isolate or quarantine if uncovered to somebody who has examined optimistic for COVID.

El Rev. Gary y Christine La Croix, y Scripps Howard Basis brindan apoyo para las Noticias de WGCU en Español.


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