4 Florida educators died within about 24 hours from COVID-19 complications

By: | August 13, 2021

The week before classes begin, four educators in Broward County, Florida, have died within about 24 hours of each other from Covid-19 related complications, local education officials said.

Three teachers and a teaching assistant died from Covid-19-related complications within the span between Monday night and Wednesday morning, the president of the Broward Teachers Union, Anna Fusco, told CNN.

At least three of the educators were unvaccinated, Fusco told CNN affiliate WFOR. The vaccination status of the fourth wasn’t immediately known.

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