Let’s start with the good news. As you can see in the chart below, the number of new cases within the State of Florida continues to trend down. This is excellent news.
The bad news, which we initially reported yesterday, is the increase in the fatality rate in Miami-Dade County. Two percent of the people confirmed to have acquired the Coronavirus in Miami-Dade County have perished. That’s 163 people who have died from COVID-19 right here in Miami-Dade County. (Read the NBC 6 Report claiming the state asked Miami-Dade to restrict COVID-19 info.)
Miami-Dade has surpassed over 8,000 cases of people with COVID-19. There have been 716 hospitalizations in the County. That’s a 9% hospitalization rate. That still means 91% of the people who catch the virus don’t need hospitalization. But just 4 days ago, we reported 97 fatalities in the County. Today that number is at 163. That’s a 68% increase in just 4 days.
There are 57 cases of Coronavirus within our zip code of 33166. Miami Springs represents 55% of the population within the zip code. You can do the math and easily see we probably have somewhere near 29 cases within city limits. We don’t have to look far for evidence of this. We recently received the following letter from a concerned resident regarding a reported case of a patient with Coronavirus at Fair Havens. Here’s the letter: