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Covid-19 cases continue rapid decline in Florida

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Miami, Florida – According to the state’s latest biweekly report, COVID-19 infections are continuing to show a slight decline in Florida.

In its latest report, the FLDOH reported 43,703 new cases over the past week, a decrease from 45,416 over the prior week. It also reported 89 COVID-19-related deaths. Florida’s positivity rate also declined slightly, from 16.3% to 16.2%.

Florida’s cumulative death toll is now 79,573 since the pandemic began.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, additionally, all South Florida counties save for Miami-Dade are out of the “high” risk category.

Broward, Monroe, and Palm Beach counties are now in the “medium” risk category.

The CDC recommends those in high-risk situations wear a high-quality mask or respirator in public in counties with a “medium” risk level. In counties with a “high” risk level, it recommends that everyone wear a high-quality mask or respirator.

For more information about where to get tested for COVID-19, visit this page or this page. For more information about COVID-19 vaccines and boosters, visit this page or call 1-800-232-0233.

 

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