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New York graduation ceremony sparks coronavirus cluster after families returned from Florida vacation

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Fourteen individuals have examined constructive for COVID-19 in Westchester County — a cluster possible sparked after two families traveled to Florida then attended a graduation ceremony within the suburban New York county, officers mentioned Monday.

The contaminated individuals within the cluster visited the Sunshine State — a present hotbed of the coronavirus — then attended a drive-thru graduation ceremony on the Chappaqua practice station for Horace Greeley Excessive Faculty on June 20.

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13 individuals who attended the ceremony have examined constructive for the virus, Westchester County Govt George Latimer mentioned.

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A pupil who’s contaminated additionally went to a “field night” occasion later that night time, ABC 7 reported. The occasion, which was not sanctioned by the college, was attended by juniors and seniors from a number of excessive faculties within the county.

“Of the 14 that are positive, these people are all inter-related by where they were or by personal association, but that’s what constitutes a cluster,” the county’s well being commissioner, Dr. Sherlita Amler mentioned Monday.

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The entire individuals contaminated are self-isolating for 14 days.

This text initially appeared within the New York Put up.

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