Florida COVID replace: instances, deaths, vaccines

Florida on Saturday reported to the Facilities for Illness Management and Prevention 9,148 extra COVID-19 instances and 7 deaths, in line with Miami Herald calculations of CDC knowledge.

In all, Florida has recorded at the very least 3,418,160 confirmed COVID instances and 48,283 deaths.

Within the final seven days, on common, the state has added 339 deaths and 15,633 instances to the each day cumulative complete, in line with Herald calculations of CDC knowledge.


The Herald publishes the variety of new COVID-19 instances and deaths reported by the Facilities for Illness Management and Prevention after every replace by the company.

On Aug. 10, the Florida Division of Well being modified the way in which it reported new instances and deaths to the CDC. Circumstances and deaths was once logged as complete new instances reported on a single day. Now, Florida is reporting instances by the “case date,” in line with the CDC, moderately than the date the case was logged into the system. The results of this alteration is a lag in instances by date and plenty of instances back-filling over time.

The Herald will proceed to report the distinction in complete instances and deaths from sooner or later to the subsequent in tales about each day new instances and deaths, as that is in keeping with the way in which knowledge have been offered in each day tales for the reason that starting of the pandemic.

Extra data

The Herald is calculating new instances utilizing the distinction between cumulative complete of instances and the overall from the day past, as pulled each day from the CDC developments knowledge. New deaths are calculated the identical approach.

In consequence, the “new instances” and “new deaths” listed on the CDC web site for any given day could also be totally different than numbers revealed by the Herald for a similar day.

In keeping with a press release from CDC spokesperson Jasmine Reed on Aug. 18: “Florida’s mixture case and dying knowledge contains case date for instances and date of dying for deaths. The strategy applies knowledge shared by Florida and to knowledge displayed on COVID Knowledge Tracker. Different States additionally use this reporting methodology and states can range within the reporting methodology. For instance, knowledge as of the date that states submit stands out as the date {that a} state obtained its knowledge from its reporting entities, or it is perhaps one other courting methodology that the state prefers.”

DOH spokesperson Weesam Khoury stated Florida’s new reporting system “will be sure that steady epidemiological analyses present probably the most up to date knowledge to the general public.” Neither company offered additional rationalization of how a “case date” is assigned to every new case.

Florida COVID-19 vaccine charges

About 11,772,612 eligible Floridians — 54.8% of the state’s inhabitants — had accomplished the two-dose sequence of Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna, or have accomplished Johnson & Johnson’s single-dose vaccine, in line with the CDC.

Vaccinations in South Florida and Manatee County

The CDC studies that each county’s stage of group transmission is excessive. Right here’s how many individuals have been absolutely vaccinated in South Florida, in line with the CDC.

In Miami-Dade County about 1,880,130 individuals, or 69.2% of the county’s complete inhabitants, are absolutely vaccinated.

In Broward County about 1,138,855 individuals are absolutely vaccinated, or 58.3% of the county’s inhabitants.

In Palm Seashore County, about 834,422 individuals are absolutely vaccinated, or 55.7% of the county’s inhabitants.

In Monroe County about 48,042 individuals are absolutely vaccinated, or 64.7% of the county’s inhabitants.

In Manatee County about 205,849 individuals are absolutely vaccinated, or 51% of the county’s inhabitants.

COVID-19 hospitalizations in Florida

There have been 12,222 individuals hospitalized for COVID-19 in Florida, in line with the U.S. Division of Well being & Human Providers’ Saturday report. This knowledge is reported from 260 Florida hospitals. That’s 429 fewer sufferers than Friday’s report, which additionally had another reporting hospital.

COVID-19 sufferers take up 20.75% of all inpatient beds within the newest report’s hospitals, in comparison with 21.51% in the day past’s reporting hospitals.

Of the individuals hospitalized in Florida, 2,885 individuals have been in intensive care unit beds, a lower of 57. That represents 43.58% of the state’s ICU hospital beds from 260 hospitals reporting knowledge, in comparison with 44.48% the day past.

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Miami Herald Actual Time Reporter Devoun Cetoute covers breaking information, Florida theme parks and common task. He attends the College of Florida and grew up in Miami. Theme parks are on his thoughts out and in of the workplace.

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