OCALA, Fla. (WCJB) -Marion County has reported its largest enhance in deaths, including 35 on Thursday.
Marion County Division of Well being P.I.O Christy Jergens confirmed the rise, in complete 642 folks have died within the county. Nobody who died had been vaccinated. 85% of the entire deaths within the county have been in people ages 65 and older. Which is the first cause they’re specializing in that age group for vaccinations.
“It’s necessary that every of us take the steps needed to guard older members of the family, family members, and different people in our lives,” mentioned Jergens. “The precautions that we every take can assist make on a regular basis conditions both riskier or safer for these most at-risk residents. Put on a masks when round others exterior your property, follow social distancing, keep house once you’re sick, and (when eligible) get your COVID-19 vaccination.
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