33 citizens, personnel of Cape Cod nursing house test positive for COVID
Updated: 5:39 PM EDT Jul 20, 2021
MARIA: THE DELTA VARIANT NOW ACCOUNTS FOR 83% OF NEW COVID CASES IN THE U.S. HERE TO ANSWER YOUR QUESTIONS IS DR. TODD ELLERIN, CHIEF OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES AT STHOU SHORE HEALTH. THANK YOU FOR JOINING United States. THREE WEEKS AGO, THE CDC SDAI THE DELTA VARIANT WAS CAUSING ABOUT HALF OF L ALCASES NATIONALLY, SO A JUMP TO 83% IS A SHARP INCREASE. HOW DOES IT CHANGE THE RISK RIGHT NOW TO PEOPLE WHO ARE NOT VACCINATED? >> > > MARIA, YES, IT IS THE MAJORITY OF CASES RIGHT NOW, AND CASES HAVE CLIMBED. THE OTHER DAY THERE WERE 55,000 CASES IN THE U.S.,00 6 DEATHS, NUMBERS GOING IN THE WRONG DIRECTION AND GOING IN THE WRONG DIRECTION IN MASSACHUSETTS. WE JUST HAVE TO DOUBLE DOWN AGAINST THE VIRUS. THAT MEANS TREND TO VACCINATE AS MANY PEOEPL AS POSSIBLE. ITS NOT TOO LATE. I WOULD ASK PEOPLE WHO HAVENT BEEN VACCINATED YET TO TRY TO ACCEPT TRUST OVER MISTRUST AND TO KWNO THAT THIS VACCINE REALLY CAN BE LIFESAVING. ED: WERE HEARING A LOT MORE ABOUT THESE RARE BREAKTHROUGH INFECTIONS, ESPECIALLY LOCALLY IN PLACES LIKE PROVINCETOWN. DOES THAT MEAN THE HEALTH RISK FOR VACCINATED PEOPLE IS INCREASING, O?TO >> > > WHAT WE KNOW ABOUT THIS VARIANT IS THAT IT IS MORE VACCIS and contagious NEHAVE REDUCED EFFECTIVENESS AGAINST INFECTION. YOU CAGEN T THE VIRUS ON THE BACK OF YOUR NOSE COME YOU CAN TRANSMIT IT TO HEOTR PEOE, PL BUT IF YOURE VACCINATED, THE RISK IS MUCH LESS. The Bright Side IS YOU ARE LESS LI GHTLY TOET G HOSPITALIZED, YOU ARE LESS LIKELY TO GET SEVERELY ILL, YOU ARE LESS LIKELY TO DIE. WE ARE HEARING MORE CASES– WE EXPECT TO SEE THAT. HOPEFULLY THOSE WILL NOT END UP IN THE HOSPITAL. MAA: RI I THINK A LOT OF PEOPLE BELIEVED YOU GET THE VACCINELE COME YOU GET BACK TO NORMAL, NO MASKS, NO STAY-AT-HOME ORDS, ER THEY ARE LIFTED, THERE ARE NO TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS. IT FELTOO GD, YOU THINK, GOOD, HERE WE GO, WE HAVE TURNED THIS CORNER– UT B NORMAL, IS IT FURTHER AWAY NO?– NOW? ARE YOU STILL CONFIDENT WE CAN GET THERE? >> > > D IO THINK WE CAN GET THERE. YOU ARE RIGHT. WE ARE NOT BACK TO NORMAL. THE RECENT RECURRENCES ARE DISCOURAGING. BUT REMEMBER, KIDS ARE GOING BACK INTO THE CLASSROOM. YES, THEY MAY BE GOING BACK INTO THE CLASSROOM WITH MASKS, MAYBE BOTH VACCINATED AND UNVACCINATED, BUT T IHINK THE ASCLSROOMS ARE OPEN, RIGHT? SO WE MAY BE MASKING MORE INDOORS, BUT HOPEFULLY THE REST AROUND– RESTAURANTS, GYMNASMSIU WILL BE OPEN AS WELL. SO I THINK THINGS ARE BETTER. I THINKHE T WORST I BSEHIND United States. WITH THAT SAID, WE HAVE TO BE REALISTIC. WEVEEE SN IINT ISRAEL, THE U.K., NOW THE U.S.– THE DELTA VARITAN IS THAT CONTAGIOUS, AND WE ARE SEEING THE EFFECTS RIGHT NOW. ED: YOUVE BEEN ON THE FRONTLINE OF THIS PANDEMIC SINCE DAY ONE. WHATS IT BEEN LIKE TO YOU– LIKE FOR YOU PERSONALLY? TO SEE CASE NUMBERS RISING AGAIN? I CAN HEAR CONCERNING YOUR VOICE AS IM LISTENING TO YOU. >> > > A DEEP S– DEEP SIGH, ED, I NE MEDORE YOGA. I WANTED CASES TO GO TO ZERO IN THE U.S., IN MASSACHUSETTS, AND AYST THERE. WE TALKED ABOUT THE CAT AND MOUSE GAME, THAT IS WHAT WE ARE SEEING HERE. WE ARE GETTING PEOPLE VACCINATED, BUT THE VIRUS IS A SHAPE SHIFTING. FOR ME, I THINK THE KEY IS, IT JUSMAT KES ME WANT TO URGE PEOPLE TO PLEASE, WHEN YOU KNOW YOU HAVE THAT MOLECULAR SHIELD THAT CAN PROTECT AGAINST THE VIRUS, WHEN YOU KNOW THAT LFHA THE COUNTRY STILL IS NOT VACCINATED– ALMOST 30% OF ADULTS IN THE U.S. STILL ARE NOT VACCINATED, IT JUST MAKES ME WANT TO HELP THEM. I DONT EXACTLY KNOW HOW TO DO IT AT THIS POINT. ED: THANKS FOR YOUR T.
33 residents, staff of Cape Cod retirement home test positive for COVID.
Upgraded: 5:39 PM EDT Jul 20, 2021.
” The bulk of homeowners are immunized and asymptomatic or have mild symptoms. All favorable personnel are steady,” the declaration from the DPH said. The state health department stated it has also vistied various long-term care facilities throughout Cape Cod, providing voluntary infection control assessment and action. “The function of these sees is to evaluate infection control practices and to offer expert guidance and technical help,” the DPH stated. The DPH said that the bulk of assisted living home throughout the commonwealth continue to report no new cases in residents or personnel. According to the state, just six facilities reported new favorable staff and/or locals recently. All six of these centers reported only one to two cases over a seven-day duration. The DPH said since June 12, 88% of assisted living home citizens are completely vaccinated and 73% of staff are completely immunized.
A Massachusetts retirement home has actually reported 33 residents and personnel that work at the center have actually checked favorable for COVID-19 over the previous 10 days, the Department of Public Health stated. The Maplewood at Mayflower Place in West Yarmouth reported its very first favorable COVID test on July 10, with the case count increasing to 33 as of July 19. The DPH said a total of 24 locals and 9 personnel tested positive for the coronavirus. “DPH has been actively helping and keeping track of in the reaction to the center,” a statement from the health agency stated. The state health agency said it has been onsite and is showing ongoing daily assistance, which consists of testing and PPE supplies.The DPH said locals who checked favorable have been provided monoclonal antibody therapies. “The majority of citizens are vaccinated and asymptomatic or have mild symptoms. All favorable staff are steady,” the statement from the DPH stated. The state health department said it has likewise vistied different long-lasting care centers throughout Cape Cod, supplying voluntary infection control evaluation and response. “The purpose of these sees is to assess infection control practices and to provide expert assistance and technical support,” the DPH said. The DPH stated that most of assisted living home across the commonwealth continue to report no brand-new cases in citizens or staff. According to the state, only six centers reported brand-new positive personnel and/or citizens last week. All 6 of these centers reported only one to 2 cases over a seven-day period. The DPH stated since June 12, 88% of retirement home locals are totally immunized and 73% of staff are completely immunized.
WEST YARMOUTH, Mass.– A Massachusetts nursing house has reported 33 locals and personnel that operate at the facility have actually evaluated favorable for COVID-19 over the previous 10 days, the Department of Public Health stated. The Maplewood at Mayflower Place in West Yarmouth reported its very first favorable COVID test on July 10, with the case count increasing to 33 as of July 19.
The DPH said an overall of 24 homeowners and 9 personnel checked favorable for the coronavirus. “DPH has been actively helping and keeping an eye on in the reaction to the center,” a declaration from the health company stated. The state health firm stated it has been onsite and is showing continuous day-to-day assistance, that includes screening and PPE supplies.The DPH said residents who checked favorable have actually been offered monoclonal antibody therapeutics.
A Massachusetts nursing home has actually reported 33 homeowners and personnel that work at the center have actually evaluated favorable for COVID-19 over the past 10 days, the Department of Public Health said. The DPH stated an overall of 24 residents and 9 personnel tested favorable for the coronavirus. The state health agency said it has been onsite and is proving ongoing daily assistance, which includes testing and PPE supplies.The DPH stated locals who checked positive have actually been used monoclonal antibody therapeutics. The DPH stated a total of 24 citizens and 9 staff tested favorable for the coronavirus. The state health company stated it has been onsite and is proving ongoing day-to-day support, which consists of testing and PPE supplies.The DPH stated homeowners who tested positive have been offered monoclonal antibody therapies.