Palm Beach County's daily coronavirus positivity rate is dropping, health director says

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Published on August 11, 2020 - Duration: 02:12s

Palm Beach County's daily coronavirus positivity rate is dropping, health director says

Palm Beach County's health director shared some cautiously optimistic news on Tuesday about COVID-19 cases in the county.

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Palm Beach County's daily coronavirus positivity rate is dropping, health director says

CHILDREN AND AND COVID 19.WPTV NEWSCHANNEL 5QUESADA JOINS US FROM THEDISTRICT HEADQUARTERS WIWHAT THE NUMBERS REVEAL.TEENS MAKE UP MAJORITY OFPEDIATRIC COVID-19HOSPITALIZATIONS COVID 19NUMBERS SHOW THAT THE MAJORITYOF HOSPITALIZATIONS INVOLVINGCHILDREN ARE HAPPENING IN THVIRUS BETTER THAN ADULTS BUTTEENAGERS ARE CLOSEST IN AGETO ADULTS- EXPERTS SAY THATCOULD BE A REASON WHY THEY ASEEING HOSPITALIZATIONS INTHAT AGE GROUP.

PKG: OUT OFMORE THAN 19 THOUSAND KIDSTESTED FOR COVID IN PALM BEACHCOUNTY NEARLY 28-HUNDRED HAVETESTED POSITIVE& PALM BEACHCOUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENTDIRECTOR DR. ALINA ALONSO SAYSEVEN WITH A SLIGHT INCREASE INTHE POSITIVITY RATE THOSENUMBERS ARE RELATIVELY LOW.DR. ALINA ALONSO - PBC HEALTHDEPARTMENT DIRECTOR 18:37 MOSTOF THESE KIDS - THE MAJORITYOF THEM AS YOU CAN SEE DO NOTDIE AND AND VERY FEW ONLY 436CHILDREN IN THE WHOLE STATEHAVE BEEN HOSPITALIZED ANDTHEY RECUPERATE VERY QUICKLYPEDIATRIC E-R DOCTOR ANGELICAJOHNSON SAYS IT'S TRUE MORETEENS ARE BEING ADMITTED WITHCOVID-19& AND SOME WITH THEMULTI INFLAMMATORY SYSTEMSYNDROME ASSOCIATED WITH TVIRUS.

DR. ANGELICA JOHNSONPEDIATRIC E-R PHYSICIAN 1:36THEY HAD COVID AT SOME POINT -THEY HAVE THE COMPLICATION NOWOR THEY CURRENTLY HAVE COVIDTHEY ARE TESTING POSITIVE FORCOVID AND THEY ARE HAVING SOMETYPE OF PNEUMONIA ORRESPIRATORY DISTRESS E-S-ETEACHER ADRIENNE JURGENS SAYSSHE'S GLAD SCHOOL IN PALM BEACHCOUNTY IS SRARTING OUTVIRTUALLY BUT HAS CONCERNSABOUT WHEN THE DISTRICT DOESBEGIN TO ALLOW STUDENTS BACKON CAMPUS&SHE WILL BE TEACHINGHIGH SCHOOL CHILDREN ON THEAUTISM SPECTRUM WHO MAY NOTUNDERSTAND SOCIAL DISTANCING.ADRIENNE JURGENS - ESE TEACHER2:21 A LOT OF TIMES THESPECIAL NEEDS KIDS THEY NEED ALOT MORE ATTENTION THEY NEED ALOT MORE LOVE I JUST DONTTHINK IT WOULD BE A GOOD MIXFOR THEM BECAUSE A LOT OF THJUST DON'T THEY PROBABLYWOULDN'T UNDERSTAND THE PALMBEACH COUNTY CHOOL DISTRICTPLANS TO HAVE A SPECIALMEETING WEDNESDAY AT 2-PM TORE-EVALUATE RE-ENTRY OPTIONS.PREVIOUSLY THE DISTRICTPLANNED TO WELCOME BACKSTUDENTS ON CAMPUSES IN PHASESBUT NOW IT WILL BE BASED OPARENT CHOICE.

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