May 28: New Cases and New Hospitalizations Charts

May 28: New Cases and New Hospitalizations Charts

NOTE: Charts have been changed to include daily cases with a 7-day rolling average trend line.

The daily numbers documenting the spread of the coronavirus in Florida have begun to show flattening trends.

TR will update the three charts below on a daily basis without commentary. Submit questions in the comments section.

Positive Cases

The chart below tracks the daily positive cases and provides a 7-day average trend line based on cases reported by the Florida Department of Health (DOH) through May 28th.

Hospitalizations

The chart below tracks the daily hospitalizations and provides a 7-day average trend line based on cases reported by the Florida Department of Health (DOH) through May 28th.

Deaths

The chart below tracks the daily reported deaths and provides a 7-day average trend line based on cases reported by the Florida Department of Health (DOH) through May 28th.

140 Responses to "May 28: New Cases and New Hospitalizations Charts"

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    Curious   April 12, 2020 at 9:30 pm

    nice. A color-coded map of the cases by county would be good too!

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    CHARLES WILLIAMS SR   April 12, 2020 at 10:11 pm

    Worth watching, but Florida is most likely just entering the uprise of the “Confirmed Cases” and “Deaths” curves over this weekend. According to the U of Washington predictive graphs Florida will be escalating over the next 2 weeks until peaking around April 23. Of course, all is subject to change, influenced by the Passover and Easter Weekend events, and any nonessential return to work over the rest of the month. My thoughts.

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      Chet Ritchie   May 15, 2020 at 6:12 pm

      Dude, the U of Wash has been totally wrong since day 1!

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      Tom Thompson   May 25, 2020 at 7:59 am

      I would like to see someone be honest and tell us that there is no possible way to predict with a model because models are built on previous factual data and we have no data on social distancing effects, increased washing hands, mask wearing even at 50%, hand sanitizer use, working from home, etc. etc. It has never been done before….

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        Joyce   May 28, 2020 at 2:01 pm

        It’s refreshing to see comments from informed people like you Tom. Where is the science? Decisions should be made based on facts not guesses. Shutting down an entire country was a very bad decision.

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    James   April 13, 2020 at 7:09 am

    Time to go back to work, school and play. This is way overblown.

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      LB   April 13, 2020 at 10:09 am

      Seriously? You’re willing to gamble when the risk is life or death? Do us all a favor and make sure you are clearly marked so we can avoid you.

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        Donna Thompson   April 16, 2020 at 10:32 pm

        Happy to, so long as our family and our employees can earn a living, keep our business afloat, and pay our bills. I’ll wear a shiny gold star, like the Jews did in Nazi Germany.

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          Gene   April 22, 2020 at 3:59 pm

          every time I hear such simplistic arguments aided by emotionally inflammatory rhetoric, I feel that every American should be required to take a Logic course during K-12 so you’d know how weak and bogus your conclusions are. I know they seem logical to you because you do not know how to differentiate. But to me I always feel I’m at a bar at 2 AM listening to all the drunks solving the world’s problems or back in High School where the nerds were shunned and disregarded as the rest grew up to be the ones that shun elites and disregard science cause it makes them feel better about themselves and their cognitive abilities.

          Perhaps instead of the gold star you could wear your IQ score or level of schooling.

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            Greg   May 6, 2020 at 3:28 pm

            Does that logic course include liberals or only liberal logic? LiberalismIsAMentalDisorder

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            bobs   May 19, 2020 at 8:30 am

            As a liberal dem I respectfully want to say that your attack on this person doesn’t represent me . There are people who are figuratively and literally being killed by this lockdown.

            If you have the means to stay home and want to then we respect that. But please don’t attack others who can’t. They are not the enemy

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            William Wilkinson   May 23, 2020 at 6:56 pm

            Your attack and OBVIOUS bias against those that do not carry your “fear” of not being led by the nose through the trials and tribulations of adulthood make your entire opinion worthless. Your IQ level is most likely in the 85-95 point range, so attacking others for something they are not in control of shows you an uncouth and reprehensible human being. The thought process behind such uncalled for attacks are the same mindless attacks we witnessed from the ANTIFA crowd. If you want to cower behing mommy’s skirt, feel free to do so. Others are well aware that life itself consists of many risks – some more overt than others – but are willing to live life without the hand-holding of the government nannies that you and your ilk seem to find so necessary…

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          KS   May 5, 2020 at 5:45 pm

          EXACTLY!!! ??

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          JAC   May 25, 2020 at 3:56 pm

          It’s people like you for which Darwinism reigns.
          Easy on the illogical, ignorant and racist analogies.

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          Jason Cooper   May 25, 2020 at 4:00 pm

          Donna, easy on the ignorant, illogical and racist analogies.

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        james   April 17, 2020 at 11:02 am

        Go hide in your closet. This is a fraud and will be proven so whether you want to believe it or not.

        Mortality rate will end up being the same as the swine flu one tenth of one percent.

        Grow up

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          RN   April 28, 2020 at 7:15 pm

          How do you account for 58,906 people dying in two months WITH most of the country shut down? That would be 352,000 deaths if nothing changes. So what would happen without this shutdown? When have they had to build overflow hospitals in the US? When has Italy just let people die because they do not have enough beds, nurses and doctors, vents…that did not happen with the swine flu. Running out of PPE? This did not happen with swine flu in 2009, not even close. No one was told to wear a bandana as a mask all day in my 30 years of nursing.

          I agree it does not have an average 3% mortality as now is apparent both because we have not overwhelmed health care so we have enough to take care of folks unlike Spain and Italy. Not sure what it will end up being but this is MUCH more serious that swine flu and certainly more serious than the regular flu.

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          M Arnold   May 14, 2020 at 1:06 pm

          Hmmmm 12,500 deaths in the US in a year from swine flu compared to over 80,000 deaths since March. Yeah that’s a really good comparison there.

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          George Fergusson   May 22, 2020 at 11:11 am

          One half of one percent of the two hundred million infected required to achieve “Herd Immunity” equals one million deaths plus millions of survivors with permanently scarred lungs. You may be among the fortunate 75% who display no symptoms, but you may spread death and disability anyway.

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        Jessica   April 25, 2020 at 11:19 am

        The risk is always life or death everyday. You can die walking across the street.

        Less than 2% of the global population has been infected with Covid19.

        Of the 2% over 80% have a mild case with favorable outcomes.
        Of the 2% only 20% have severe cases needing hospital care.
        The death rate is still being calculated but it is less than 10% of the global 2%.

        2019 Flu killed over 80,000 people the economy did not shut down.

        This is more political than a risk to the general population.

        At this point people who don’t known what to do to protect themselves are a perfect example of Darwin’s survival of the fittest.

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          Kathleen   April 26, 2020 at 11:37 am

          You data is not accurate. The flu deaths are globally and for 1 year. Compare that to Corona deaths of more than 200,000 in a 7-week period. This is a serious virus that doesn’t just kill old people.

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            BCush   April 30, 2020 at 12:37 pm

            Not correct. According to who, the global death rate for the flu is much higher than 80K. “The World Health Organization estimates that worldwide, annual influenza epidemics result in about 3-5 million cases of severe illness and about 250,000 to 500,000 deaths. [21] In the United States, individual cases of seasonal flu and flu-related deaths in adults are not reportable illnesses; consequently, mortality is estimated by using statistical models. [1]” Also, in 98% of the deaths from corona virus, the deceased had an underlying condition.

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          Stacey   May 9, 2020 at 7:56 am

          Spot on!!!! Jessica

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            Searfarer   May 10, 2020 at 9:46 am

            Agree. This wasn’t worth shutting down whole economy and ruining many businesses. Some will never come back.

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          JAC   May 25, 2020 at 4:10 pm

          Jessica, actually there were approximately 34,000 deaths due to the 2018-2019 flu season.

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        Lynn   May 11, 2020 at 9:55 am

        Stay home and you won’t have to worry about catching Coronavirus. Let the people that want to work go about their business.

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          George Benitez   May 11, 2020 at 1:57 pm

          Lynn, you must have a nice amount of money to think this way! Some of us, have to work or we cannot survive! So, you stay home and cower!

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            Stephen P. Rothman   May 12, 2020 at 11:56 am

            Well, that’s where the government should have stepped in to help the waiters and the hairdressers, etc. And it should be paid for with higher taxes on the top 1%, who have absurd amounts of money. Why should anyone really have over a billion dollars? Are they that much more important than the others? No, our system is just broken. The government did try to step in to increase unemployment compensation and the PPP small business loans, but the implementation was poor. They increased unemployment compensation but administered through the state unemployment offices. If you work in a state unemployment office (a) you are used to having less than 1/10 of the cases that are coming in now, and (b) the mindset in which you have been trained is that people are lazy and you should deny benefits whenever possible. The government guaranteed loans were funneled through banks, who tend to take care of their largest customers first. We needed a strong federal response to the twin crises, economic and health; as strong as the New Deal was as a response the the 1929 market crash and great depression; and as strong as the response of the U.S. was in WWII, when just a stunning volume of aircraft carriers, planes, tanks and weapons were produced in a short time that required strong leadership and some sacrifice from everyone. We needed Franklin Delano Roosevelt. What did we get? a so-so real estate investor turned reality TV star. We should pass a new constitutional amendment that nobody associated with reality TV can again ever be elected President of this once great country. TV is all about entertaining drama that doesn’t produce any benefit to society. We need substance, not show. Trump said he’d make America great again. Instead he made us the laughing stock of the world. And let a lot of people become impoverished, unemployed or dead just because of his focus on his image and wealth rather than the awesome responsibility of the President of the United States.

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        lee   May 14, 2020 at 4:54 pm

        How about you just wear your mask and cower in the corner and the rest of us can get back to work and pay our bills and support our families. This whole situation wasn’t so you wouldn’t catch it, it was so we wouldn’t serve in the hospital. We’re past that now. This is a virus and we have to learn to live with it, it’s not just going to go away because you wear a mask and wash your hands. If you’re afraid of dying stay home.

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          Chris   May 17, 2020 at 6:25 pm

          I was wondering where the hell are all the idiots I’m hearing about who have their heads in the sand. Found them!!! As if you’re brave to go out and risk exposing your friends and family instead of a selfish coward who cares more about their pocketbook than their mothers life. People aren’t staying home to protect themselves, they’re staying home to protect you, even though you obviously don’t deserve it. So trump gave us just enough time to reduce the optics if dead bodies flung on trucks. Now that we have enough ventilates and coffins, who gives a hoot if 200,000 more die. Which family member are you sacrificing to the cause? Dad? Youngest son?

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        Chet Ritchie   May 15, 2020 at 6:13 pm

        Absolutely, clearly mark yourself as a dumbass sheep

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        Done Hiding   May 19, 2020 at 1:07 pm

        Life always was and IS a gamble and those of us who aren’t sniveling cowards are fine with you avoiding us.

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        Alex   May 28, 2020 at 8:30 pm

        Do you go in the water at the beach? Do you drive a car? Do you fly in jet airliners? All three carry a substantially higher risk of death than coronavirus.

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      News Maven   April 13, 2020 at 6:54 pm

      Correct.
      And it set a very dangerous precedent.
      23x more Opoid OD deaths in LA than deaths from the Kung Flu. Where is the media outrage over that?
      The Fake News & their sheeple destroyed in one month three years worth of economic progress. SAD!

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        Chris   April 16, 2020 at 7:43 pm

        They have a choice with the opioids but not the flu.

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        Donna Thompson   April 16, 2020 at 10:29 pm

        agreed

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          Donna Thompson   April 16, 2020 at 10:30 pm

          reopenamericanbusiness dot com

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        RN   April 28, 2020 at 7:35 pm

        People did not destroy three years of economic progress Covid19 did. Neither the fake news nor the sheeple made a decision to shut the US down, Governors and the President did. Do you think for half a second Trump would do that if he could safely stay open?

        I guess the “fake news” staged the photos of overrun healthcare systems. Maybe the nurses are lying about working 16 hour days back to back (um nope I am an RN and a friend went to NYC, they are working that much, they have had shortages of PPE, and the hospitals are bursting at the seams in couple of areas in the city). The “fake news” baits him with blame and confrontational decisions ans statements he has made, rather than asking legit questions. But this is very real, and very serious.

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          patrick tonkovich   May 7, 2020 at 5:34 pm

          I agree…when people say it’s political, think about it, yes it’s political suicide ..and wiping out all of our economic progress…but we will persevere and come out other side

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      AJ   April 17, 2020 at 12:33 am

      Oh honey it is definitely not overblown. I would love to have our beaches and parks open more than anything however there are to many untrustworthy folks who think it is overblown to make it happen sooner than later. The ones who had to be made to stay home that wouldn’t, ruined it. It is what it is. I have lost 3 people who were working to help the rest if us. Them RIP the overblowers hope you find peace in rest. Get to know yourself again or for the 1st time. You may or may not like yourself! But please be smart and stay safe.

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    John   April 13, 2020 at 8:04 am

    Is it true the Corona Virus testing is more likely to be a false negative than a false positive?

    Also folks being tested are being tested because they are suspect of having the virus?So, if they test negative now they could still potentially get it later?

    Wonder how many folks might have virus but don’t realize it because they previously had test and the outcome was negative because the test was innacurate or given prior to them actually getting the virus?

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      Claire Z   April 30, 2020 at 9:58 am

      John, yes there are more false negatives than false positives. And, yes a person can test negative if he is so newly infected that the virus’s DNA doesn’t show up yet in the test, and yes it means that person can still get the virus at any time in the future.

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    TONY   April 13, 2020 at 8:09 am

    I just heard that the Democrat has a Leon County Zip Code Chart now. 32304 has the highest COVID-19 Cases.

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    Lia   April 13, 2020 at 12:48 pm

    There is still not enough testing being done to be certain it is not going to go up! I live in the Villages where testing is nearly impossible to get! Many do not even know of opportunity to request testing at the county health department, if they qualify that is. I found out, made an appointment, was there earlier than my appointed time and there was no body there! ? The people here already have a false sense of security with low numbers and death toll, have gotten a very late start on mitigation efforts, so numbers are going to spike before they go down in this area.?

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      DeepStateProvocateur   April 13, 2020 at 6:29 pm

      @Lia –

      “I live in the Villages where testing is nearly impossible to get!”

      Clearly false. Trump has said repeatedly that there are plenty of tests. A tremendous number. Anyone who wants to be tested, can be tested.

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        TONY   April 17, 2020 at 7:16 am

        President Trump is NOT the one handing them out. You need to Call or Email your Elected Officials and ask them WHY your area is not getting the need Tests.

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          Adele   April 19, 2020 at 11:26 pm

          Go to your local Health Department.. but if you are not sick stay home!

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        Donna   April 25, 2020 at 3:34 pm

        Are you kidding you must not have kids and if you do I feel very sorry for them. This is not a joke ppl are dying it’s very sad actually of what is going on as a mother I wouldn’t allow my kids near a school or go back to work you need a reality check…

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        RN   April 28, 2020 at 7:40 pm

        Oh because Trump said it, it must be true. I am a nurse and I ASSURE YOU that until yesterday you could not get a test unless you had symptoms, even then you had to be referred by your doctor or in the hospital.

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          Mike   May 5, 2020 at 8:35 am

          This post is so true. Trump says we have lots of tests. Wrong. He has assured us we would be safe from the virus at least 34 times [Washington Post]. We have lost countless lives because of Trump’s stupidity. We need anyone besides someone with the brain power of a squirrel to run this country.

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    Rich   April 17, 2020 at 6:10 am

    The cure is worse than the disease. Get us reopened asap. We can always close again if we turn into NY. It’s not about lives vs. health, its about lives vs. lives. Put on a mask and get to work. I feel like we are all “Marvin the Martian” waiting for the big boom. There has never been a big boom here. I’m starting to question the models that said 2.2 million people would die even with Social distancing. This was completely false and we are still using these models. I’m throwing a b’s flag on some of this. Let’s proceed with caution and get reopened now!!!

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      TONY   April 17, 2020 at 9:38 am

      The cure is worse than the disease? Seriously? You could DIE from the Disease or put up with a few weeks of being alone and filling bad………… I will take a few weeks of being alone and filling bad ANY day. You are not THAT important to risk any ones LIFE because YOU think you are special.

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        Calendar Much?   April 17, 2020 at 10:45 am

        We are well past “a few weeks” knucklehead.

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        Rich   April 17, 2020 at 2:14 pm

        IWake up Tony. t’s lives vs lives. Watch the drug and alcohol rates rise. Suicide rates rise. Crime rates rise as we keep everything closed. Staying away from work will cost lives also.

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          Nick   April 30, 2020 at 10:03 am

          This is one of the dumbest things I’ve ever heard

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        jgo   April 20, 2020 at 8:06 pm

        Yes. The risk is very low. The likelihood of recovery is high.

        And then I can run (well, walk) out and do something far more risky: crossing Tennessee Street near the U to get to the library, confronting power-mad privacy violators, spraying chrysanthemum, geranium, &/or eucalyptus juice on the fierce mosquitoes the city breeds (capable of carrying dengue, yellow fever, malaria, or more commonly locally, encephalitis).

        Do a StartPage or DuckDuckGo search and weigh your risks. CDCP says:
        647,457 die from heart disease in a year
        599,108 from malignant neoplasms
        121,494 from Alzheimer’s complications
        83,564 from diabetes
        73,990 from illicit drugs
        55,672 from influenza & pneumonia
        50,633 from nephritis & related problems
        47,173 from suicide
        41,743 from liver dysfunction
        40,231 from vehicular accidents (down from over 50K back in 1950s, up from about 37K some years ago)
        35,823-80K from ethanol consumption
        35,316 from hypertension
        31,963 from Parkinson’s
        30,488 from prostate cancer
        15K murdered (aggregate all means)

        There are far too many Reds for it to be a blue county.

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    TONY   April 17, 2020 at 7:12 am

    I just read an article this morning that a federal Leon County prison WORKER tested positive for coronavirus. I’m thinking, he caught it and brought it into the Prison. With that said, why doesn’t Prisons and Jails have someone standing at the Entrance checking the Temperatures of all those coming in? Same thing for all State, City & County Buildings. With all the Stay Home and Work From Home orders, there are very few people in those Buildings. Make all those Buildings “One Way In / One Way Out” so it can be controlled.

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      DeepStateProvocateur   April 17, 2020 at 7:28 am

      @Tony –

      One of the reasons that COVID spreads so much more rapidly than the standard flu is that you can be spreading it for days without showing any symptoms yourself. Sure, if you have a fever, you might have it. But not having a fever is no indication you are COVID free. Just staying home once you are sick doesn’t do anything about the time frame before you got sick where you can still spread the virus.

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        Jon   April 17, 2020 at 11:19 am

        Deep, that’s how the flu spreads too. We just dont track it obssessivly and millions of people vaccinate. 50 million people got the flu last year in the us.

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          John Provenzano   April 20, 2020 at 4:41 pm

          This is different. Everyone gets sick quickly not over the span of a year. Then the hospitals get overrun. Are you not seeing what is happening in New York and THE WHOLE WORLD!

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            Jon   April 21, 2020 at 12:02 pm

            Yeah, thats life. We have one million beds just in hospitals in the US. 99% of people are unaffected, have no worse than flu symptoms. Florida’s hospital capacity is only 38% full. Leon county has one hospitalization a week. Was it worth panicking?

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    TJ   April 17, 2020 at 11:04 am

    Forgive this idiot’s questions and rant-filled diatribe, but:

    Why is the pandhandle of Florida not being tested to the same degree that south Florida is? Our neighbors to the north in Georgia have a huge number of positives along the FL/GA border, we have a huge number of positives in LA, Alabama, the rest of Florida, yet the panhandle is not being tested? I have done a daily check on the FL dept of health Covid website for the last few weeks, everyday they tested, we had the state average of 10% positive returns on tests. Leon county alone was adding roughly 10 to 20 new cases every day. Then the testing stopped. The tests in Leon county stalled for about 4 days at roughly 1950 tests done. No new tests (or so minimal it didn’t move the counter), no new positives. Did they do this to keep the numbers artificially low? All of sudden, they began testing again. Testing numbers went over 2k, and what do you know, positives went up another 10% with it. The population of Leon county is close to 300k, yet the county has only performed 2k tests – that is less than 1% of the popluation. The local hospital even stated that they are showing more hospitalized and positive patients than are being reported by the department of health, to which the DoH said, we are looking into the discrepancies. . .
    Is Leon county hiding their numbers? Why are they not testing? There is no sickness in the capital, nothing to see here? Political Gain?
    Just a frustrated resident that wants to know the truth and what is going on…

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      Margaret mac   April 17, 2020 at 9:10 pm

      Just try to find tests!! We’re not getting many according to medical staff. Probably punishment for being a blue county??

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    Lena   April 17, 2020 at 12:10 pm

    The virus is now the LEADING CAUSE OF DEATH in the US.

    “COVID-19, the illness caused by the novel coronavirus, is now the deadliest disease in the United States, killing more people per day than cancer or heart disease. According to a graph published Tuesday by Dr. Maria Danilychev, who practices in San Diego…”

    OK. We should NOT be returning to business as usual because we would just be infecting thousands of more people.

    ONE INFECTED PERSON was all it took to make thousands of others sick and kill about 80 people in Albany, Georgia when they weren’t taking this situation seriously enough.

    Why does anyone want thousands more infected and dead people, after which, the economy will be ruined again anyway?

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      Jon   April 17, 2020 at 12:41 pm

      This week sure. This year not even close.

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    Snidely Whiplash   April 17, 2020 at 7:23 pm

    While The Trump virus is recognized by all thinking people on Earth to be the left’s last desperate hope to fling dooky on Trump before the Great Conservative 2020 presidential landslide, thats just a bunch of fluff like Russia Russia and Impeach Impeach Impeach, everybody knows we need to get back to work.
    Will people die from The Left’s Trump virus after we open up and get back to work? Hell yes some will die. Are we gonna get back to work? Hell yes we are gonna get back to work!!!
    Will Virus Virus Virus prevent Trump from being elected? Hell no Virus Virus Virus will NOT prevent Trump from being re elected.
    The left is so lame!!!!

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      margaretmac   April 17, 2020 at 9:14 pm

      HELL YES!! No re-election of the egomaniacal, ignorant, moron!?

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        Edward Lyle   April 19, 2020 at 8:45 am

        Why bring SpINO Pelosi into this?

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    Edward Lyle   April 19, 2020 at 8:43 am

    This is what happens when you let agenda-driven, taxpayer-funded, grant-dependent “scientists” play with a altered and modified SIMs game…

    No one should believe or react to any of this nonsense. No Informed American should accept any of this until we’re shown empirical data and a side-by-side comparative chart that depicts and compares the “real” year-to-date number of deaths “caused by” Covid-19 here in America… to the year-to-date number of deaths from the common flu, car wrecks, diabetes, cancer, abortion, trip and falls, et al…

    But this will never happen, lest we expose the ruse and manufactured hysteria that is designed to destroy our economy and Republic. Wake up America!

    May God continue to bless and protect America, Her President, Her Constitution, Her Laws, Her Sovereignty, and Her Citizens.

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    Jon   April 19, 2020 at 12:18 pm

    Not seeing a down trend yet, so still wait and see. However, does 200 hospitalized per day really require everyone losing their job and businesses? Or 1 hospitalization per week in Leon?

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    Lp   April 19, 2020 at 12:21 pm

    Is it possible, the reason that they aren’t testing as many people in Leon county, because they aren’t being directed to do so. I thought that you had to have signs/symptoms to be tested, pretty much directed by your doctor to a testing center.

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    Peggy Berry   April 19, 2020 at 9:43 pm

    I certainly am hopeful that with the beaches opening for “athletic’s, swimming, dog walking…but no sunbathing!!!!!. I found it interesting to see pictures of people lying on the beach. And forget the 6′ distance. Those of you who want your freedom….go for it, but leave me and mine ALONE, AND God forbid you get ill, remember….it was you who wanted freedom. To hell with the rest of the world. The attitude of many Americans is everyone for themselves, and God for no one. Let me tell you. I am a semi-retired RN, with a BSN, and am board certified. I have dealt with HTLV3, AIDS, ARC. I have worked on every floor there is. For heavens sake people, follow the rules. Wear a mask, stay 6′ away from each other. We nurses work hard enough without some non-compliant people who wonder….gee what happened” please please show care for yourselves, family, friends, the guy down the street.

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    Penny   April 20, 2020 at 12:41 am

    I know a few of my relatives were sick different times.. called doctor was directed where to go. Fever shortness of breath etc. None were given the test.. sent home with inhalers and antibiotics they were sick at least two weeks antibiotics didnt make it better but about the 14th day they just got better. They dont want to even test you unless gasping for breath. I think that’s why so many die at home or dont get to the hospital in time.. causing them to need a ventilator. Not a good chance of making it at that point. Just saying for sure cases are not getting reported because they are not testing you unless you need oxygen or worse. Not a single one of relatives were tested…we cant be the only ones this has happened to.

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      Jon   April 20, 2020 at 5:17 pm

      And yet we have 90% negative tests? How does that square?

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    Trudy Peterson   April 20, 2020 at 3:19 am

    This graph is only reflective of testing and hospitalization. Duval county testing sites were down last week due to rain. It neither accounts for deaths only hospitalizations. Many, like nursing homes do not go to hospitals. These charts are misleading. Considered they are not from an independent source I have to wonder if they are politically driven. Good luck Lenny Curry on your meet with POUS.

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    Amy Adamski   April 20, 2020 at 9:42 am

    Since not testing would be a great way to keep numbers down….I’d like to see a chart with testing figures as well.

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    Chuck   April 20, 2020 at 2:29 pm

    I wonder why hospitalizations spike on the weekends? Are people working all week, then when they have a little time off going to get seen? Maybe they only have time to take loved ones on the weekend? Seems like an interesting dynamic…

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    Snidely Whiplash   April 21, 2020 at 7:18 pm

    At this point we need to shelter Grandmom, Grandpop, and all our disabled citizens. Some others also with underlying health issues.
    The remainder of you healthy able bodied folks are gonna report for work ASAP.
    That’s right you!
    No more binge watching no more pajamas in the daytime no more masturbation alcohol and drug enhanced marathons all day for you lazy pukes. Yes its time to un-ass from the comfy couch and report for work for all of you!!!
    Open our beloved economey back up.
    No disrespect intended but you all need to get to work, wear masks, use hand sanitizer, and whatever. But it over already.
    If you follow the basic protection you still might get sick but you will survive what will be no more than maybe a bad cold for you healthy folks. Stop being whiney diaper babies and take your ass back to work.

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    Jay Dub   April 22, 2020 at 6:56 am

    Not a single person asked for this to happen and people are dying every day. If it affected any of the people spreading hate and blame it would change their tune. Stay safe and avoid those who choose to be ignorant. People can go back to work when it’s safe.

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      Jon   April 22, 2020 at 11:27 am

      Great, lets go back to work then, because its safe. Almost no one in Leon County has it. Almost everyone who does have it has minor symptoms.

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    Lena   April 24, 2020 at 7:14 pm

    This situation is serious.

    There are some days when the virus is the leading cause of death in the US.

    There is no vaccine and no cure.

    The only thing you can do is try to stop it from spreading.

    Or you can end up like Albany, GA where one infected person reportedly made 1,400 sick and killed 100 people. As Albany is only less than two hours away, I’m not sure why this hasn’t been the top story here.

    Worst case scenario seems to be Ecuador where corpses are not picked up and have been left rotting in homes and in the street.

    Yeah, it’s a serious problem and King of Stupid saying you could drink bleach or fry yourself with UV light is further insanity.

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      Jon   April 25, 2020 at 11:47 am

      Not the only thing you can do. 99% of people can fight it naturally with antibodies, recover in a couple weeks at most and get on with their lives instead of hiding and obsessing about Trump.

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    Way O Verblown   April 25, 2020 at 10:55 am

    I think LB + Lena should take their own advise and NEVER LEAVE THEIR HOUSES AGAIN!!
    Party at my place!

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    Uncle Matt   April 25, 2020 at 2:27 pm

    I neither know anyone who has Kung-flu nor do I know anyone who knows anyone who HAS or HAD it. With that knowledge, and after reading “how to lie with statistics” in the 10th grade I doubt a lot of the accuracy of the data, the source of the data, and the relevance of certain bits of data.

    It seems that we hear a lot of suggestions/mandates/conclusions that are based on questionable data at best…..anecdotes at the least.

    NOBODY has the answer right now and we are NEVER going to not be susceptible to this or any other current or future virus so then this then becomes, or in my humble opinion SHOULD become, a personal decision. Stay inside if you feel safest that way or go out with PPE or just go out and get on with your life and try not to jeopardize anyone’s else’s health. But for the love of GOD please don’t continue to trample on my freedoms, my rights, or my livelihood.

    This, my friends, is why the second amendment is the second amendment!

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    Cynthia   April 26, 2020 at 12:23 am

    I would support more business openings if we could ALL have n95 masks. Those are the only thing that prevent the virus from entering your body, and that’s not 100%. But of course our federal government can’t figure out how to produce those masks OR tests either. Until then, it has to be lockdown for everybody.

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    Lynn   April 26, 2020 at 5:47 pm

    I support the thought that groceries and stores like Walgreens, even doctors offices could continue to close early, disinfect and have the vulnerable to come in early. That is obviously working where I live in the hot spot of south Florida because the same people are working in Publix, Sams, and other stores that I shop at and they have been there for the 6 weeks we have all be quarantined. I would love for anyone who feels it is a problem for them personally to feel free to stay home and get delivery. I deliver to my disable sister in law. But I go out 3 to 4 times a week to pick up groceries, a meal I ordered, drop off a package at the post office. But one thing we need to remember – people cannot get elective surgery – that includes any elective surgery like a colonoscopy, a biopsy, a baby getting tubes in their ears to relieve serious pain, an ACL for someone who tore it before the stay at home. And this does not address families in unhealthy situations, people in depression, or suicidal. There has to be some balance, and opening a few things here and there is needed.

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    John Hill   April 27, 2020 at 10:08 am

    Young, healthy, need to work? No senior citizens in your household? Okay, fine, go back to work, but is it asking too much to wear a god damned mask? In pictures from China EvERYONE is wearing masks including Xi. Here, by contrast, no one is, including Trump. Now we have maybe 20 tomes the Covid cases as China. Coincidence? I was at a gathering yesterday among 50 other souls and I was the only one wearing a mask. So am I the stupid one?

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      News Maven   April 27, 2020 at 5:13 pm

      Yes.
      Any other questions, sheeple?

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      Jon   April 28, 2020 at 12:40 pm

      Not stupid, but neither was anyone else. Theres a 99.99% chance no one at your gathering had the virus, Why not wear a helmet too in case you fell down, which is far more likely.

      Point being you dont NEED a mask, but it doesnt hurt.

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    NVC   April 27, 2020 at 4:26 pm

    I am a physician and work in a risk-associated environment. I wash my hands 20x per day, encourage social distancing . I wear a mask whenever I am out of my home. I wear it to go to the grocer, the pharmacist, and certainly when in my office seeing patients. I have not seen my grandson in 6 weeks as there is fear I could bring an infection into his home or their household could pass it on to me- the old guy in the group.
    The mask says two things: 1. We live in very uncertain times. 2. It is, however, very certain that I will do all the things we currently accept that will reduce the risk of my hurting anyone else (family, friend, stranger) or myself.
    No , you are not stupid. Find a more enlightened group of souls.

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    Oliver   April 27, 2020 at 7:21 pm

    How is the black trend line calculated? It looks strangely low for the first half of the data.

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      Staff   April 27, 2020 at 7:43 pm

      The black line is a seven day average. Therefore, at 3/27 the black line represents an average of the cases reported from 3/21-3/27. The reported cases on four of those days were below 300.

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    Curtis   April 27, 2020 at 7:40 pm

    FYI with about 17 degrees of freedom (df = n – 1; 4/8 through 4/26 -> n=18; df = 18 – 1 = 17), TR could probably extend that declining trendline at least two weeks (i.e., 14 days, or until around 5/10), maybe three, if you wanted to push it.

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    Snidely Whiplash   April 27, 2020 at 8:10 pm

    Whooo this is new:
    Look closely at the new graph.
    It’s clearly telling us we must cower in fear, binge watch Net Flix, and get fat untill right after Joe Biden is elected.
    Look closely now….there you see it too!!!

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    Skeptical   April 28, 2020 at 2:57 am

    Are new cases really going down OR is there just a shortages of test kits? Bond Clinic only had five test kits?

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    Allison   April 28, 2020 at 3:56 am

    The rich will continue to stay safe at home even if the state re-opens. It is always those who HAVE to work who force themselves to go to work even when they feel lousy. You think Barron Trump will be going back to school anytime soon? No. But all other kids will have to if they open schools. If you didn’t need to work because of financial security, and you and your spouse had health issues, would you go out like it’s any other day? If you had kids would you feel comfortable letting them go back to school now…if it means possibly bringing Covid-19 home and Gramma lives with you? And for those who keep saying how great the economy was before Covid-19 came along (ala Trump’s bragging the same)…how come so many people in our country are broke and standing in food bank lines after no income for a couple of weeks? Millions of people living paycheck to paycheck and/or working two jobs just to make ends meet is NOT the definition of a great economy. Those who invest in the stock market might agree with Trump, but most Americans don’t make enough money to save anything from their checks. That ain’t “great”. I’m sure Bubba, donning his MAGA hat and guzzlin’ suds in his trailer, while watching FOX, just believes what he hears. Go on back to work…risk your health and the health of others, even though the economy was and won’t be great still. Hurry! That hamster wheel is cold from inactivity!

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      Jon   April 28, 2020 at 12:43 pm

      Allison, thats why people work, save, spend wisely. You should ask why everyone isnt emulating the rich.

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      Rusty   April 29, 2020 at 8:10 am

      Allison, you can overcome your fear of death and that of your loved ones by believing and sharing the good news of God, which is briefly summarized below:

      God made the world and everything in it. Therefore, He is the owner and rightful ruler of the entire universe, and we are all accountable to Him.

      However, the Bible tells us, and our consciences remind us, that we have all sinned against God. We have all rebelled against God and sought to live by our own rules and desires. We disobey His law by lying, lust, sinful anger, selfishness, and many other ways. God is a just and righteous judge. He will judge all who have disobeyed Him, sentencing them to Hell for eternity.

      But God, in His love and mercy, made a way by which He could uphold His justice and forgive the guilty. He sent His Son, Jesus, into the world. Jesus is fully God and now fully man. By becoming a man, He was able to live the perfect life God required of us and to die and take the penalty we deserve for our sin. He was raised from the dead so that our sins could be fully paid for, and we could have His perfect life counted for us.

      This is the good news of God. The Bible says that if you will turn from your sin and trust in Jesus as your Savior, relying on His death and resurrection as your only hope of satisfying God’s demands, you will be forgiven by God and given new and eternal life. How will you respond? Will you trust in your own goodness on judgment day, or will you trust Jesus now?

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    Edward Lyle   April 28, 2020 at 8:15 am

    Wow Allison… bitter much?

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    Jason   April 28, 2020 at 4:43 pm

    Hey, Allison, why don’t you go watch a little more CNN & MSNBC? You’ll feel better. Or, better yet – get a job.

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    Terry   April 30, 2020 at 4:30 am

    Regarding the New Cases graph, shouldn’t there be a graph of some kind indicating the very low number of test kits available in Tallahassee daily?

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    Barbara M   April 30, 2020 at 3:31 pm

    This is TERRIFIC data, thank you. What jumps out at me, though on April 30 is that if we look at the WHITE HOUSE CRITERIA wanting 14 days of falling Hospitalizations, and falling new cases, we have NOT achieved both. The trend line for hospitalizations is barely changing.
    So if we follow the directions that TRUMP released a few weeks ago for the phased reopening, looking to see 14 DAYS OF DECLINE, FL SHOULD NOT YET BE REOPENING.
    Those were the criteria they set out!

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      Jon   May 2, 2020 at 9:38 pm

      We have one hospitalization per day in Leon County.

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    Bill   May 2, 2020 at 11:58 am

    Facts first, the KKK has mutated into what everybody knows are Southern republicans, except what changes besides hating everyone that’s not white, they include all poor whites. So expect more voter repression, less benefits that ya can’t even get what’s out there now, and health care that already the worst in the country. So all you poor folk get out there and get sick, fill the pockets of Republicans pockets with more money.

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    Rick Mazur   May 2, 2020 at 9:50 pm

    Nice information. I would also like to see county data and include the number of test conducted each day like Gov DeSantis described a few days ago in his TV briefing. As I recall he referred to that graph as “Positivity” and stated it is the most important tool to look at all this data.

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    Tim   May 4, 2020 at 3:59 pm

    Had to point out. Based on a report of 650+ positive cases in the big bend on another media outlet. Okay. Feel free to correct my math or confirm my numbers. Based on the total population (most stats from 2018, so probably now higher), the population in the same Big Bend areas listed Is 618,520. Or a covid infection rate of .001%. A death rate of .00004%. Again if my numbers or percentages are off I’d like to hear but probably not by much. All deaths and illnesses are sad and tragic, however in my opinion the current statistics do not justify a mandatory shutdown and closures that we are currently experiencing. When a person sees just the headlines the media puts out there to get attention without including all the facts, that panders the fear mongering.

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    B.Good   May 5, 2020 at 1:05 am

    ALL of the numbers are artificially low. If only people who have symptoms get tested then it is not a random sample so it does not accurately express what the infection rate is. If we knew the true numbers of deaths and infections, no one would leave their home. Also masks are a bad idea as it only makes the likely hood of touching your face higher.

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    Jon   May 5, 2020 at 2:55 pm

    Im confused how you get a 72 average new deaths today, when there has been less than 40 deaths per day according to the DOH.

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      Jon   May 5, 2020 at 2:58 pm

      Nm, the black line is the average. Charts are supposed to have a legend.

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    News Maven   May 5, 2020 at 7:32 pm

    When you restrict the freedoms of the sick, it’s called quarantining.

    When you restrict the freedoms of the well, it’s called TYRANNY.

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      Phil A   May 6, 2020 at 12:36 am

      I didn’t know that “tyranny” is a synonym of “logical.”

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      DeepStateProvocateur   May 7, 2020 at 7:46 am

      Good point, News Maven! If anything, quarantining sick people is also Tyranny! I don’t see anything in the Constitution that says someone may have their freedoms restricted if they are sick. If I have corona virus, AIDS, Ebola, and Cat Scratch Fever, there is nothing, NOTHING, in the CONSTITUTION, that says the Government can restrict my rights to go shopping, play basketball, or goto a swing dance. It’s like these people haven’t even read the Constitution, or more likely, are in bed with Soros and other Dem-Socialists because they hate America.

      What’s more, I should be free to run red lights. They are restricting *my freedom* to get to where I need to go at the timeframe I need to get there. It’s *my* decision if I am going to endanger myself, and if someone else doesn’t want to get hit by my car, they can stay home like sheeple.

      MAGA!

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    William   May 7, 2020 at 12:12 am

    This is a big RUSE. Social control and compliance test for next event.

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    Jon   May 8, 2020 at 8:57 am

    Why does the DOH dashboard show much lower numbers? Less than 20 deaths per day.

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    Alexander Coughlin   May 8, 2020 at 1:48 pm

    We are Floridians. We know how ridiculous the notion is of trying to repair your home while in the midst of a tropical storm or hurricane. The pandemic is no different. If you truly want businesses to open up, we need to do a true lock-down plus a substantial increase in testing and contact tracing. The pandemic dies down from the lock-down while the testing and tracing ensures that we catch any new flare ups or importations. These things are necessary to create public confidence and allow things to reopen. What we are doing now is fixing our house while in eye of the hurricane. Beyond foolish.

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    jim rapp   May 8, 2020 at 5:16 pm

    We need to open up and be smart about our behavior. The lockdown slowed us down and showed us how to be safe. Now its up to us to know the risks of our behaviors and to get on with life.

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    Joanna Tammaro   May 11, 2020 at 10:21 pm

    Overblown? Seriously? 4.17 MILLION cases worldwide and the US with the highest death rate at over 80,000? I’d hate to hear what you think “really serious” is. The way to get ahead of COVID-19 has been demonstrated by many other Countries… and we are not following their lead. If science, and the examples proven to work are going to be ignored, then at least mandate gloves and masks for everyone out publicly…. Regardless of whether you are being cautious or not- ASK yourself “What if I’m wrong?” If wearing protective precautionary masks etc is in fact over zealous, unnecessary who is going to be at risk or hurt because you are “wrong”.. If on the other hand you are not practicing precautionary measures?? Who could possibly be negatively impacted by your choice?

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      Jon   May 12, 2020 at 1:58 pm

      Yeah overblown. 99.5% of people who get it, recover. The flu kills 30-50k every year, and infects 50 million in the US every year. Viruses are a fact of nature. We should take reasonable measures to avoid infecting others, treat it where possible and continue to let the health care industry create wealth and jobs by fighting them. But we have almost no cases in Leon County. We have event hit 1% confirmed cases in the US. We dont need to be in total lockdown.

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    wally   May 11, 2020 at 10:48 pm

    Interesting to see the ignorance & stupidity spewed out in these comments back in April. Sadly fox is still foaming at the mouth.

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    Curious   May 12, 2020 at 10:02 pm

    so, its been a month since I’ve posted anything. Leon County population is 293,582. The County has suffered 6 deaths attributed to the virus thru today. I noticed my barber back at work yesterday. I wonder how many folks actually read this long a string of comments? Must have a new important opinion or something!

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    Darlene Rancourt   May 14, 2020 at 10:21 pm

    Thank you for the daily hospitalizations and daily deaths Charts (with 7-day average trend line based on cases reported by the Florida Department of Health DOH) ! These will give a better trend image than positive cases charts do.

    Is it possible to provide a comparison chart? For instance, the same period last year, or compilation of the same period over previous years . . . or even January or February of this year?

    As the two week frame moves farther away from March, it becomes difficult to see a piece of ‘normal’ . . . Thanks Again!

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    Jon   May 16, 2020 at 11:33 am

    Just a reminder TMH said by now, best scenario, in our region, 50 new hospitalizations per day. We are currently at near 0.

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    News Maven   May 17, 2020 at 9:00 am

    Why do reported deaths go WAY down on the weekends?
    Can’t believe nobody noticed this in the bar graph above.

    Do you really think the Coronavirus is taking weekend off?

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    Larry   May 17, 2020 at 9:58 am

    FL Covid Reporting data seems to be categorized based on when it was reported to them, not the actual date of the death. Also, for every new daily update some of the older counts for things like # of tests, hospitalizations, deaths, # of positive deaths, etc. going back as far as 2 weeks also change slightly (almost always in a downward direction). I download the raw data daily and do my own analysis and trending of the data, but it would be nice if they added more detail to the site on the data collection methodology.

    Like this website does, I trend most of my data with a 7 day rolling avg. metric since any one individual day typically isn’t really representative of much and eliminates the variability of the weekends.

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    MLaska   May 19, 2020 at 3:41 pm

    I find it interesting that some people who think this virus is a farce and want to go back to work will say “if you want to stay home from work that is fine but, let the others go back” at first but then they start referring to those people who want to stay home as cowards. It seems like some are just mad at those who can afford to be cautious and have the choice weather or not they want to go back.

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    Pamela Donnelly   May 20, 2020 at 11:39 am

    Action News Jax:
    “Gov. Ron DeSantis’ administration said Tuesday evening that a Department of Health employee who helped create Florida’s COVID-19 information “dashboard” was fired for insubordination, disputing allegations that she was terminated for refusing to manipulate data”.

    Welp, guess we will never really know whats going on now…….not even worth looking at a FL case chart anymore because DeSantis is fudging the numbers.

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    Matt   May 23, 2020 at 10:20 am

    Thanks for publishing TR. Do you have data on the total number of COVID hospitalizations each day? Looking for something that would help understand utilization/capacity. Thanks!

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    Tango247   May 25, 2020 at 2:02 pm

    It is always a bit amusing to read back through the predictions and see just how many of the predictions, declarations, and conclusions withstood the test of time. During a crisis (in general) or anytime panic manifests this is predictable: Half of what you hear is not true, and the other half will later be proven false.
    A practical example: Incoming missile (SCUD) that could contain deadly gas (Sarin). Everybody scrambles and puts on their suits and masks. Missile lands. Everybody waits. Soon, unprotected people come out of shelter and and are have symptoms of pepper stray or crowd control chemical agents. Your choice – stay in the awful charcoal MOP suit and be unable to eat, drink, or use the bathroom or take off the suit and suffer the irritation.
    My point being, if you put the mask on out of respect for the predictions, then you should take it off now out of respect for the data. If you keep wearing it at this point, it would be intellectually dishonest to ever take it off again.

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      Reason4Living   May 25, 2020 at 3:11 pm

      I was thinking the same thing Tango. It is interesting how many have gone virtually silent in this string because they stopped following the science and data long ago. Their predictions of doom and gloom if places like GA and FL open up have not come true. It is almost like some are disappointed there hasn’t been the predicted death and illness (or they don’t believe the data anymore?). Instead many only listen to anecdotal negative scary stories of outliers that happen with virtually any virus. The curve was flattened and the hospital system is virtually starving for patients. But data and science all of a sudden don’t matter because it doesn’t fit a narrative. The hate for Trump is blinding people. Intelligent and objective people can look past the stupid things politicians do and say (and both parties have no shortage of stupid). I choose to use my own brain and don’t fall for bias narratives on the left or the right. I follow the science, data, and facts. This is a virus that kills a relatively small percentage of mainly vulnerable precious people on this Earth of 7.5 billion souls and it is scary contagious. This virus is likely not going to go away for years, even with a vaccine. The question shouldn’t be as much about how we want to die, since frankly we are all going to die at some point anyway. The question and discussion should be how we all want to live. Continuing to wait in our houses isn’t going to help since we all have to come out some day. And when we do, there will likely be a resurgence of cases no matter which date we choose. But since the hospitals are not currently overrun, and the curve has more than flattened…its time to start living again. Protect the vulnerable, if they want to be protected, and watch the hospitalization curve to protect our healthcare system and workers, but go on with life as we know it…which carries all kinds of risks, not just COVID-19.

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    MIB   May 26, 2020 at 8:10 am

    So, the curves have flattened. The hospitals are not overwhelmed (though the power-mad illiberal leftist/ Red/ Dem/ collectivist pols in 4 states ordered the most vulnerable people to be exposed, FCOL!).

    The test-kits have improved & proliferated. There are over dozen pharmaceutical treatments in various stages of testing (including 4, nearly ready for wide release) and some that have been out for off-label prescription use seem to be effective for many. At least 6 (that I recall offtge cuff) vaccines are in various stages (including 4), and some are expected to be available in 100M dose quantities in October. Masks are more available, instructions for do-it-yourself masks are posted on-line (as are “raven-beaked plague doctor” 14th-17th century hazmat costumes ?).

    A series of semi-random testing projects have shown 8%-25% infection rates (higher in over-crowded, leftist-subjugated areas), 0.01%-2.8% mortality, though more extensive testing of this sort (tied to massive privacy violation schemes) is being planned.

    Let’s get back to work. On with the Trump visa/immigration/border-security reforms (though he & the squishy congress-critters have been wimping out more & more to the execs & lobbyists for cheap, pliant, low-skilled labor with flexible ethics recently) & economic recovery. No more porkulus. More real jobs (as opposed to gigs/bodyshopping), better job search sites.

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    Ja   May 26, 2020 at 9:44 am

    Why are the totals different between this site and the florida site:

    https://fdoh.maps.arcgis.com/apps/opsdashboard/index.html#/8d0de33f260d444c852a615dc7837c86

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