Nearly 34,000 confirmed cases of the Coronavirus in the State of Florida. Of those, 5,589 have required hospitalization or 17%. Florida has had 1,268 fatalities or a 3.8% fatality rate based on confirmed cases. Florida is the 3rd most populous State in the Union, but it ranks 7th in total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases. Illinois, California, and Florida all have a 4% fatality rate. Texas has an even lower rate at 3%. Michigan has the worse rate at 9%. New York and New Jersey lead the country in total number of COVID related fatalities.
As you can see in the chart below, new cases has been slowing down in the State of Florida.
Miami-Dade has nearly 12,000 confirmed cases of the Coronavirus. We’ve had 1,509 hospitalizations within the County or a 13% hospitalization rate. The fatality rate in the County is at 3.0% for 352 deaths. Those ratios are based on the number of confirmed cases.
The charts below show the number of ED (Emergency Department) visits with influenza like illness and ED visits with COVID-Like illness. As you can see, both charts are going down which means we have successfully kept our hospitals from being overrun. That doesn’t mean we’re out of the woods. We must continue social distancing, washing our hands regularly, and wearing a mask in public areas.
After the big jump from 89 cases to 186 local confirmed cases, the number has remained flat within our zip code. (Miami Springs represents 55% of the residential population within our zip code.)
Estimated cases based on the recent UM study that states 6% of the randomly tested population within the county were found to have COVID-19 antibodies.