COVID-19 Cases in Florida Drop to Lowest 7-Day Average Since July

On Wednesday, Florida reported 2,505 new cases of COVID-19, making the 7-day average below 3,000 cases for the first time since July 7. The 7-day average for daily deaths on Wednesday was 240, with the state’s total death count increasing by three.

As of yesterday, 3,153 people were hospitalized with COVID-19 in the state, which is a decrease of 24.9% from last week. The positivity rate has been declining since mid-August.

Florida is now second-to-last in cases per capita — behind Alaska — but third in deaths per capita at 1.12 deaths per 100,000 population — behind West Virginia and Idaho.

Orange County, home of Walt Disney World and Universal Orlando Resort, saw a 31% drop in cases and a 49% increase in deaths in the past week.

Total, there have been 3,614,272 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Florida. 57,303 Floridians have died.

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Source: Orlando Sentinel

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13 days ago

Do you believe it’s a sign of Disney changing their mask policy for indoors soon? My family and I are going to Disney next week

13 days ago

Keep getting your shots! We can beat this thing.