The state of Florida reports 3,449 new cases because statewide incidents can draw large crowds

The state of Florida reports 3,449 new cases because statewide incidents can draw large crowds


On Fridays and weekends there are crowds, crowds and more congestion on tickets.

On Friday, President Trump is holding a Make America Great rally in Okla. As he and his rival, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden, compete to claim the Sunshine State.

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At Daytona Beach, the Biketrobfest is underway and is expected to draw crowds. Volusia County officials do not expect the crowd to match Bike Week, but expect people to come out after being inside for so long.

To end the weekend, Space Geeks and Novice will pack the same space to watch SpaceX launch its 14th-round StarLink satellite.

All of these incidents have led to the Florida Department of Health announcing more positive cases in Florida and as the CDC warns the public that large groups are not the only risks to spread COVID-19.

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Below is the information provided by the Florida Department of Health on Friday, October 16.

The cases

Health Department reported 3,449 new cases on Friday, bringing the state’s total to 748,437.

The deaths

Florida Health Department reported 94 on Friday Recently people have died due to COVID-19. As of Friday’s report, 16,030 deaths statewide are related to coronaviruses, a number that includes 200 nonresident deaths in Florida.

State health officials have always ensured that the virus fatalities are often delayed in reporting to FDOH, with some deaths not being reported for a month or longer.

admitted to hospital

The state reported 169 New hospitals as on Friday, means a total of 46,862 in the state Hospitalized patient since March in relation to COVID-19.

According to the State Agency for Health Care Administration, Florida has 2,100 people suffering from the virus.

Positivity rate

The percentage of positive results in the last 2 weeks ranged from 3.43% to 7.87% and on Thursday was 4.38%.

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Central Florida County-by-County Breakdown:

County The cases New cases admitted to hospital New hospital The deaths New deaths
Brevard 10,268 85 945 8 342 5
Flagler 1,927 23 158 0 35 2
Lake 8083 36 682 3 214 3
Marion 10,325 44 1,028 2 335 1
Orange 43,044 266 1,484 7 528 0
Osceola 13,356 43 728 8 178 0
Polk 21572 116 2,246 8 578 9
Seminole 9,605 44 712 2 234 1
Sumter 2731 15 270 0 79 1
Volusia 11,819 80 908 2 300 1

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