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Miami-Dade’s COVID-19 transmission level medium

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Miami, Florida – According to data from the Centers for Disease Control, Miami-Dade County’s COVID-19 transmission level is currently considered medium, while Broward County’s level is low.

The positivity percentage is from data calculated on Thursday, April 28, 2022.

According to the CDC, for Miami-Dade County, with a positivity rate of 12.95 percent, a 3.28 percent increase in the last 7 days, its community transmission level is medium. Broward County’s positivity rate remains low at 11.79 percent, up 2.54 percent in the last 7 days, according to CDC.

The calculations from the CDC used data from Thursday, April 21, 2022, to Wednesday, April 27, 2022.

Those in a low community transmission area should stay up to date with vaccines and get tested if they have symptoms, according to CDC. Those who live in an area considered at a medium level should follow the same guidelines as those in the low-level groups, but the CDC recommends if you are at high risk for severe illness, talk to your healthcare provider about whether you need to wear a mask and take other precautions to prevent getting COVID-19. In other news, samples from the three Miami-Dade Water and Sewer Regional Wastewater Treatment Plants have shown a reduced concentration at the Central and South district plants, but an increase at the North plant in data released in regards to wastewater surveillance for COVID-19.

Data from Broward County Wastewater Treatment was not available.

 

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