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Coronavirus in Florida

Discussion in 'GatorNana's Too Hot for Swamp Gas' started by rivergator, Mar 12, 2020.

  1. WESGATORS

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    New cases: +8925
    New hospitalizations: +516
    New deaths: +257

    7-day average for new cases down below 10,000 again (first time since 7/12), down 17.9% from peak 2 weeks ago (9,651 vs. 11,756)
    7-day average for new hospitalizations *may* have peaked, this Friday's number 11% less than last Friday's number
    New deaths is a new high :(

    For new testing, using the Hopkins method, the positive percentage shows 18.2%
    In looking at the page 2 data from the report, the number is 10.57% (lowest number since June 24th).

    If hospitalizations peak and start to drop we'll have confirmation that the case count suggests we are heading in the right direction.

    Go GATORS!
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  2. G8R8U2

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    Another record day with 257 COVID-19 deaths added in Florida
    State reports 4th straight single-day high; 5 more deaths in Northeast Florida

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – For the fourth straight day, the Florida Department of Health reported a record number of COVID-19 related deaths in Florida.

    In Friday’s updated state data, another 257 deaths were added, bringing the state’s total to 6,966 deaths of residents and visitors since the pandemic began.


    Another record day with 257 COVID-19 deaths added in Florida
     
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  3. vaxcardinal

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    looks like trump was right, stop testing and the rates go down
     
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  4. vaxcardinal

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    I guess fingers are an efficient delivery system for the virus
     
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  5. philnotfil

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    So much winning.
     
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  6. philnotfil

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    Two weeks ago our kid's school was only offering in person education, everything as normal just starting a couple weeks later. Last week they announced that online would be an option, but everything else would still be normal, including sports. Just got the automated message that they won't be doing any fall sports this year.

    Hopefully FHSAA will allow for the late fall sports (basketball and soccer) to push back start dates. I could even see them extending eligibility so the spring can be pushed back with championships in June instead of May to give those late fall sports a little more room.
     
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  7. surfn1080

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    Except we have not stopped testing. Where do people come up with such garbage??

    Testing sites all over Florida are starting to close because demand is way down.
    Just like I have been saying for weeks here, the virus will run its course.
     
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  8. mdgator05

    mdgator05 Premium Member

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    Do you have any evidence of declining demand rather than declining supply? For example, are test results currently delivered quickly on average in Florida?

    This was from two days ago:

    Florida’s coronavirus testing giants report backlogs on results | WFLA

    As was this:

     
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  9. vaxcardinal

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    Testing sites are shutting down due to the pending storm, pay attention.
     
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  10. surfn1080

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  12. G8R8U2

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    Yeah, here's the rest of it, from your article...

    "Since late June, BayCare has worked with Pinellas County, the City of St. Petersburg and FDOH in Pinellas County to operate the Tropicana Field site to provide testing. However BayCare says once the state opened Mahaffey Theater as a testing site on July 8, neither location has consistently experienced full capacity.

    BayCare and Pinellas County government anticipate announcing a new drive-thru testing location with closer access for central and north Pinellas residents. They did not specify when this would take place.

    BayCare and and the Florida Department of Health in Pasco County will however open a new testing site at Gulfview Square Mall, 9409 U.S. Highway 19, Port Richey.

    The testing site will be open Monday through Friday, 8 to 11 a.m.. "
     
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  14. PowerGator

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    Don’t know if any sites shutting down but I believe that testing demand may have decreased some. Anecdotally, some of the major testing sites in south Florida now (this past week) have minimal waits times while it was hours 2-3 weeks ago. I am hopefully that we are on an actual downward trend. The states testing numbers remain high although that probably has a lot to do with the backlog.
     
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  15. surfn1080

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    Thanks! Love the part that shows neither site has experienced full capacity.
    Florida is on its way down with new cases.
    Now if we could get labs to pick up the pace and get through the backlog...
     
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  16. surfn1080

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    Did you read the full article? Guessing you didn’t. Try to read it and get the full context of what is happening.
     
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    I did read it. But keep trying. You will eventually be correct about the virus running its course.
     
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  18. G8R8U2

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    Then why are they opening the new testing sites, just like YOUR article states? Did you read any of it?
     
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  19. vaxcardinal

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    why waste time reading an article when the headlines provide the position you're supporting ;)
     
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  20. GatorGuyDallas

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    Where have I heard that before?

    Nov 3rd Vote
     
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