2 more die with Covid

Published 9:57 am Thursday, September 2, 2021

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While the numbers of Davie residents testing positive for coronavirus is declining, two more residents have died – bringing the total to 64 local deaths since the pandemic began.

Numbers released Monday by Davie Health and Human Services show that 266 residents tested positive for the virus, with 11 of those being treated in a hospital. Compare that to a week prior when there were 303 positive cases and 13 in the hospital.

More Davie residents are getting vaccinated, as Monday’s report said that 47 percent of the local population has been fully vaccinated, and 50 percent partially vaccinated. It’s the first increase in those numbers in weeks.

Of the current cases: 34 are among those age 65 and older; 58 age 50-64; 94 age 25-49; 28 age 18-24; and 52 age 17 and younger.