MIAMI (CBSMiami) — Miami-Dade County Commissioner Joe Martinez announced connected Wednesday greeting that helium has tested affirmative for COVID-19.
A quality merchandise states Martinez, who did person a COVID-19 vaccine, started experiencing flu-like symptoms earlier this week and is isolating and pursuing the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines.
“Staff and others who person been successful adjacent interaction with him volition beryllium getting tested today,” according to the statement.
Martinez’ announcement comes respective days aft Miami-Dade County Commission Chairman Jose “Pepe” Diaz, who has been helping different section officials astatine the tract of the Surfside condo collapse, announced helium and his main of unit tested affirmative for COVID-19 adjacent though some person been vaccinated.
At a quality league connected Monday, Mayor Daniella Levine Cava said, “Everybody who has travel successful adjacent proximity has been tested. There is investigating disposable on-site whenever determination is an denotation oregon a need.”
“Breakthrough” infections — afloat vaccinated individuals who declaration the coronavirus — bash happen, though they are precise rare.
Last week, Florida wellness officials reported an increase successful COVID-19 cases and a higher affirmative trial rate compared with different caller weeks.