Over the last week, new COVID cases have significantly increased in Leon County primarily due to a spike in cases reported in zip code 32304.
TR reported last week about a decline in COVID cases before students returned to Tallahassee. Now that students have arrived, the number of COVID cases have spiked in 32304 and increased in other zip codes.
During the weeks ending August 22 and August 29, zip code 32304 averaged less that 100 new COVID cases. However, for the week ending September 5, zip code 32304 reported over 600 cases.
The graph below shows the change in new COVID cases over a three week period. Along with 32304, zip codes 32301 and 32310 showed significant increases during the week ending September 5.
Other zip codes during this three-week period remained stable with lower numbers or declined.
LEON COUNTY ZIP CODE MAP