Corona Virus | Graphic by Grace Merkle | The Wright State Guardian
Officers proceed to advocate a lot of the identical suggestions reminiscent of masking and vaccination to mitigate the unfold of COVID-19 as transmission charges nonetheless stay excessive in Ohio.
COVID in Greene County
Greene County, the county that the Dayton campus is situated in, launched an announcement on Feb. 10, that described the COVID scenario within the space.
This press launch states that there have been an extra 36 constructive instances on Feb. 9 and an extra 20 possible instances on the identical day.
Greene County’s present variety of instances per 100 thousand residents is 661.8, which is above the state common of 481.0, in accordance with the press launch.
Greene County continues to make the most of contact tracing as a preventative measure.
WSU has reported 577 complete instances this tutorial yr.
Learn how to proceed defending your self
Carrying a masks and getting vaccinated continues to be really useful. The Pfizer and Moderna vaccinations are actually totally Federal Drug Company (FDA) authorised.
Greene County officers proceed to advocate sporting a masks and getting vaccinated. Getting vaccinated will nonetheless drastically lower your probability of hospitalization and demise even with breakout instances, in accordance with the press launch.
These officers additionally proceed to advocate different measures reminiscent of washing your fingers.
“YOU have the ability to cut back your probabilities of critical sickness, hospitalization, and demise,” the press launch said.
It is usually really useful to improve your masks whereas there are nonetheless excessive ranges of transmission. Dr. Lydia Bourouriba, director of The Fluid Dynamics of Illness Transmission Laboratory at Massachusetts Institute of Know-how, defined in a press launch on the American Affiliation for the Development of Science (AAAS) that masks needs to be KN95 or FFP2s in sure areas of the world.
“It’s additionally safety for the particular person sporting the masks for what’s being inhaled,” Bourouriba stated.
WSU continues its masks mandate that was reinstated on Aug. 5, 2021.