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Sharp Increases Found In Virus Clusters Among School Sports

 

Last updated 9/15/2021 at 3:02pm



The N.C. Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS) reported last week seeing a sharp increase in COVID-19 clusters among school sports teams.

For the period between July 1 and Sept. 2, clusters among school sports teams accounted for 45% of all clusters in North Carolina middle and high schools, despite most school sports activities not beginning until August as schools began the fall semester. School sports teams are urged to follow NCDHHS guidance for youth sports.

There is increasing urgency for everyone ages 12 and older to get vaccinated as soon as possible. For the week endi...



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