Nearly 27,000 cases in the State of Florida. The hosptialization rate among known cases is at 14.4% with nearly 4,000 hospitalized statewide. The Florida COVID fatality rate is at 3%.
Nearly 9,500 COVID cases in Miami-Dade County. The hospitialization rate among known cases is at 9.4% with 886 hospitalized within the County. The Miami-Dade COVID fatality rate is at 2.3%.
There are still 74 cases within our zip code.
Miami-Dade Mayor says there are no plans to open up beaches, but New York’s subways remain open. Does anyone wonder why New York has nearly a quarter million cases and nearly 13,000 fatalities?
My virtual town hall is Monday at 4, live on Twitter. We need your input on our reopening plan for open spaces. Medical experts & leaders will be available to comment on the planning. We don’t have a timeline to reopen, but we’d like to hear your questions in the replies below. pic.twitter.com/eEzMzSgYXC
— Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez (@MayorGimenez) April 19, 2020
SUNLIGHT KILLS CORONAVIRUS
There has been a lot of talk and old wives tales that says sunlight will kill the coronavirus. Well, a recent Yahoo! News article claims a government study has shown that sunlight will kill the Coronavirus on surfaces. (It doesn’t kill it if the virus is in someone’s body.) Click to read the story.