COVID In Florida: Cases Drop Slightly As Hospitals Prepare For ‘Critical Staffing Shortage’

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MIAMI (CBSMiami) – The fig of caller COVID-19 cases has dropped successful the authorities of Florida for the archetypal successful respective weeks but contempt that, the surge is inactive a large contented for hospitals.

The Florida Hospital Association reported Friday that 75 percent of the state’s hospitals are “expecting a captious staffing shortage successful the adjacent 7 days.”

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On Friday, with the merchandise of its play numbers, the Florida Department of Health reports 150,118 recently reported cases passim the Sunshine state, down astir 13-hundred cases from the erstwhile week.

The authorities vaccination complaint is 66%, up from 65% past week.

There were different 346 recently reported deaths for a full of 42,252 deaths.

The state’s caller lawsuit positivity complaint roseate to 19.8%. It was 19.3% the erstwhile week.


Miami-Dade County’s vaccination complaint roseate from 83% to 85%.

There were 19,906 recently reported cases past week, down 1,655 cases from the erstwhile week.

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It besides has a 12.6% caller lawsuit positivity rate, up somewhat from 12.4%.


In Broward, determination were 13,521 caller cases past week, down astir 11-hundred from the erstwhile week.

Broward’s vaccination complaint is up to 76% from 74% past week.

Broward besides has a caller lawsuit positivity complaint of 16.1% down from 16.5%.


Monroe County accrued its vaccination from 74% to 75%.

It added 491 caller cases past week, down 13 cases from the erstwhile week.

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It besides decreased its positivity complaint somewhat from 22.4% to 22.2%. Team

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