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12 scenarios, 3 deaths joined to COVID outbreak at Durango auto dealership

DURANGO — A COVID-19 outbreak connected with a Durango motor vehicle dealership has led to a few fatalities and contaminated a further 12 people today, community well being authorities say.

San Juan Basin General public Health and fitness issued a assertion on the outbreak linked to the Nissan of Durango dealership on Tuesday, The Durango Herald reports. 5 of the conditions stem from the highly contagious delta variant of the coronavirus, and two are so-referred to as “breakthrough” circumstances involving totally vaccinated people today, the agency claimed.

The first circumstance associated with the outbreak was discovered on June 19.

The wellness agency informed the Herald that the addition of new scenarios to its outbreak report doesn’t indicate that workers or contractors at the company are currently ill. It said mitigation measures have been carried out at the dealership.

“The new COVID-19 fatalities are a tragic decline for our neighborhood and a reminder that the pandemic is not about,” stated the agency’s government director, Liane Jollon.

Rob Celedonia, a co-proprietor of the dealership, told the Herald that his staff members are wholesome.

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