- The number of deaths in Florida due COVID-19 is on the rise on Tuesday, hitting a one-day high of 191
- Week 19-26 July set a state record for the number of deaths over a seven-day period on 970. Last week saw 758 deaths
- The advent of refrigerated truck trailers outside medical facilities and funeral homes was boosted Floridians’
COVID-19 Florida fatalities soared on Tuesday to a day high of 191 as the rumors that the bodies of the victims of the deadly virus are stored in refrigerated trucks caused panic in the Miami-Dade County.
Spike brings the total number of Florida deaths was 6240, ninth highest in the country, according Data Reuters. COVID-19 remains the leading cause of death among all infectious diseases in Florida.
Adding to the crisis, the presence of a refrigerated trailer truck outside the San Jose funeral home in hialeah, Florida., caused fear among residents that the bodies could spread COVID-19 community. The mayor of hialeah Carlos Hernandez confirmed that the bodies are stored in the trailer, but said none of the victims died from COVID-19.
“It was never any danger to anyone”, – he said News. “The health Department hialeah all this from the beginning. I understand the concerns of people living nearby, but it’s a side effect of time in which we live.”
Earlier this month, six refrigerators were photographed outside of the office of medical examinations the County of Hillsborough in Tampa. Officials said the trailers were part of the hurricane preparedness plan, and not storage organs.
In addition to increased mortality, the total number of Florida cases has more than doubled in the last month. The total number of cases exceeded 442,000 on Tuesday, second only to California for the highest number in the United States
The Department of health of the state of Florida also announced on Tuesday 9,230 new cases. Revealed the positivity rate state 19.70% Monday compared to 18.6% on Sunday, confirming the rapid spread of infectious diseases.
The latest daily data from the fdh-in shows 8,892 patients 45,137 test positive for the virus that causes COVID-19. The doctors agree to spread the community COVID-19 may not be controlled if the positivity rate is more than 5%.
Despite the surge, the sunshine state continues to receive tourists. Most businesses, with the notable exception of bars remain open. Governor Rick DeSantis, R-FLA., an ardent supporter of President Donald trump still wants to school in Florida open in August.
In COVID-19 reborn battering Florida, but now shows some encouraging signs of improvement. The total number of Sunday cases, some 9,300, ended a three-day Florida a series of more than 10 000 new cases every day. There were 8900 new cases Monday and 9,230 new cases on Tuesday.
Death, however, are on the rise. A week 19-26 July was another record for the number of victims. Florida reported 970 deaths from COVID-19 during this period, from 758 victims last week. Hospitalizations across the state have jumped from 3,452 3,021 patients for the same time period.
Fdh-in confirms COVID-19 remains the most deadly infectious disease in the state this year. He said that at the current pace, COVID-19 kills three times more Floridians every day against AIDS, viral hepatitis, pneumonia and flu combined.
Florida also has to fight with a 34% increase in the number of children or a positive test result for the disease in only eight days. Said fdh-in the 31,150 children under the age of 17 years tested positive for the coronavirus which causes COVID-19 as of 24 July. This amount was $ 23,170 children since the epidemic began in February to 16 July.
FDOH also revealed an increase in the number of children requiring hospitalization. He said 246 children were hospitalized, as of July 16.
SARS-cov-2 (severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2) is the virus that causes COVID-19.
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