COVID-19 Deaths Near 58,000 As Hospitalizations Drop

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TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/NSF) – Nearly 58,000 Florida residents person died of COVID-19 since the pandemic started successful aboriginal 2020, according to a study released Friday by the authorities Department of Health.

The study listed 57,859 deaths arsenic of Thursday. That was up from 56,667 successful a study issued past week.

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Lags successful reporting marque it unclear erstwhile the deaths occurred. While the decease toll has increased, the authorities has seen a dependable diminution successful COVID-19 hospitalizations successful September and the archetypal fractional of October.

The Florida Hospital Association said Friday that 2,938 patients with confirmed cases of COVID-19 were hospitalized successful the authorities arsenic of Friday, a 24 percent driblet from a week earlier.

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The fig cited by the infirmary relation was little than a full posted connected the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services website.

That full showed 3,257 radical hospitalized successful Florida with COVID-19.

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Regardless, the numbers bespeak important decreases successful hospitalizations since summer, arsenic the authorities deed a highest of much than 17,000 radical hospitalized successful August.

CBSMiami.com Team

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