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Manatee County administrator to provide update on COVID-19 cases among county workforce

The update comes one month after an outbreak at the county's administration building.

BRADENTON, Fla. — Manatee County Administrator Dr. Scott Hopes is scheduled to give an update on recent COVID-19 cases among the county's workforce.

Hopes will speak at 1 p.m. on Friday at the county's administration building.

In June, five people contracted the virus at the county's administration building. The cases involved five people between the age of 30-50 years old who worked in the county's IT department, Hopes said. 

He added that none of those who tested positive were vaccinated against the virus.

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