Tallahassee (CBSMiami/NSF) – The fig of recently reported COVID-19 infections successful Florida dipped Thursday, but the fig of hospitalizations increased, according to information maintained by 2 national agencies.
Florida reported that it had 15,402 caller COVID-19 cases connected Wednesday, down from 23,533 the time before, according to numbers posted Thursday connected the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website.
Florida reported 8 deaths from the microorganism connected Wednesday, down from 37 the erstwhile day. To assistance offset regular reporting errors, the CDC tract besides includes seven-day “moving” averages.
That information showed regular averages of 20,381 cases and 43 deaths successful Florida. The accusation was reported to the CDC by authorities wellness officials Thursday but was based connected information arsenic of Wednesday.
The CDC tract besides tracks the fig of vaccinations administered. The state’s seven-day moving mean for afloat vaccinated radical was 20,853.
The seven-day moving mean of radical receiving 1 dose of the Moderna oregon Pfizer vaccines connected Wednesday was 40,211.
Meanwhile, Florida hospitals reported 17,295 patients with COVID-19 had been admitted, up from 17,096 reported by hospitals the erstwhile day, according to U.S. Department of Health and Human Services data.
Hospitals study that much than fractional of the intensive-care portion beds successful the authorities were filled by patients with COVID-19.
Of the 6,864 ICU beds, 3,647 were occupied by patients with COVID-19. Overall, astir 86 percent of the 59,903 infirmary beds successful the authorities Thursday were filled with patients.
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