Six members of a church in Florida died of COVID-19 in 10 days. The minister recommends people to be vaccinated.


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  • Six members of a church in Jacksonville, Florida died of COVID-19 in 10 days.

  • He said one thing they all had in common was that they were not vaccinated.

  • The church, which hosted the vaccine event in March, is hosting another event in light of their death.

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A pastor in Jacksonville, Florida recommends that his congregation be vaccinated as the outbreak of COVID-19 devastated his church.

Six unvaccinated members died of COVID-19 in 10 days, Impact Church Rev. George Davis told a local outlet. News4Jax..

“In the last 10 days, there have been six members of the church who have died from COVID, four of whom were under the age of 35. All were healthy and all they had in common was that they were not vaccinated.” Davis said.

Another 15-20 members of the church were hospitalized for the virus, while others, including a few vaccinated members, were positive but not hospitalized.

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According to News4Jax, the church requires the congregation to wear a mask during worship. Davis said he held a vaccination event in March in which 800 people were vaccinated. After the recent outbreak, the church has held another vaccine event to encourage everyone to be vaccinated.

Florida Epicenter of the latest COVID-19 surge In the United States.The state broke its own record New daily COVID-19 cases Hospitalization is also increasing, so three times in the past week. Infectious diseases in children It is rising not only in Florida but also in Texas, including children who are too young to be vaccinated.

Approximately 49% of Florida’s inhabitants are fully vaccinated, equivalent to 50% of the country’s population. CDC..

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis is a Republican who resisted Mask’s obligations and other coronavirus restrictions. White house and sparring After accusing President Joe Biden of not doing enough to control the outbreak this week.

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