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Orange County officials: COVID-19 cases on the rise within county – WESH 2 Orlando

Orange County officials: COVID-19 cases on the rise within county



Thank you. Hi everyone. You know, the mayor gave the numbers so I’m going to go straight to the meat. Um, So our numbers are increasing and are increasing in all directions. Uh, the increase, it’s not alarming, but it’s trending, which indicates that it will continue if we don’t take the necessary steps to occur. Uh, this increase just to give you a quick idea. Last week we started serving that every day was higher than the prior day and that is an indication that things are brewing because he continued to increase. Just to give you an idea, 1 95 next day to 21 the day after 2 53. And then we have the weekend where we have a little bit of a decrease in testing, but it was an increase in positivity rate, which also indicates that yes, less people are getting tested. But most of the people who are getting tested are getting positive results and that’s an indication also, that is something brewing underneath. Now, yesterday We have 382 new cases. That’s a new high since May 22 when we started the posterior raid Below 5% and that’s what brings us to 5.9%. We also have seen. Now the new cases are mostly concentrated, highest percentage is between 15 and 34 years old. And that’s the age where we have the most unvaccinated people. Besides, you know, younger than 12 that are not eligible for the vaccine. So of those eligible for the vaccine, that age that is eligible, The highest number for us in the new cases are between 15 to 34 years old. Okay. Mhm. Right.

Orange County officials: COVID-19 cases on the rise within county

Officials in Orange County held a press conference on COVID-19 numbers within the county Wednesday.”So our numbers are increasing, and increasing in all directions,” Dr. Raul Pino with the Department of Health in Orange County said.Pino said though the increase in the virus isn’t alarming, it is trending. He said that indicates the increase of coronavirus cases will continue if precautions aren’t made.Last week, Pino said officials noticed case numbers the week prior were increasing every day. According to Pino, there were 382 new cases on Tuesday, the highest number since May 22. According to officials, the highest number of cases are those between 15- and 34-year-olds. “That’s the age where we have the most unvaccinated people,” Pino said, excluding those who were younger than 12 and ineligible to get vaccinated. At Wednesday’s press conference, both Demings and Pino continued the push to encourage people to get vaccinated.

Officials in Orange County held a press conference on COVID-19 numbers within the county Wednesday.

“So our numbers are increasing, and increasing in all directions,” Dr. Raul Pino with the Department of Health in Orange County said.

Pino said though the increase in the virus isn’t alarming, it is trending. He said that indicates the increase of coronavirus cases will continue if precautions aren’t made.

Last week, Pino said officials noticed case numbers the week prior were increasing every day. According to Pino, there were 382 new cases on Tuesday, the highest number since May 22.

According to officials, the highest number of cases are those between 15- and 34-year-olds.

“That’s the age where we have the most unvaccinated people,” Pino said, excluding those who were younger than 12 and ineligible to get vaccinated.

At Wednesday’s press conference, both Demings and Pino continued the push to encourage people to get vaccinated.

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