TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) — The Florida Hospital Association, the state’s leading voice for hospitals and health systems, provided the following update Friday on COVID-19 in the state.
Statewide data is derived from the federal Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).
HHS Statewide COVID-19 Update:
Total Confirmed Hospitalizations: 15,358
Total Confirmed New Cases: 24,753
ℹ Florida COVID-19 Update for August 12, 2021
🚨 Total Confirmed New Cases: 24,753 pic.twitter.com/WhPcRzayMz
— Florida Hospital Association (@FLHospitalAssn) August 12, 2021
On Tuesday August 10 the State of Florida reported 24,753 new COVID cases to the CDC, breaking its record for new infections for the third time in a week.
The state, which accounts for roughly 6.5 percent of the nation’s population, is now seeing almost 19 percent of new cases in the United States. The seven-day moving average for new cases has exploded over the last month by a factor of over 450 percent.
ℹ Florida COVID-19 Update for August 11, 2021
🔴 Total Confirmed Hospitalizations: 15,071 pic.twitter.com/bLH4L9doeo
— Florida Hospital Association (@FLHospitalAssn) August 11, 2021