Florida COVID hospitalizations at lowest point in a year

COVID-19 coronavirus hospital nurse
Posted at 9:41 AM, Jun 03, 2021
and last updated 2021-06-03 09:41:55-04

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Hospital Association says Hospitalizations from COVID-19 are at their lowest level in the state in over a year.

There were roughly 1,842 COVID hospitalizations in Florida Wednesday. According to their data, the state’s hospitalizations have declined 19% in the last two weeks and stand 38% lower than one month ago.

Current hospitalizations stand at only 20% of the peak reached in July 2020 with approximately 33% of existing hospital capacity available.

The hospital association also noted that the statewide positivity from COVID-19 testing stands at 3.89%, which is down considerably from 6.16% at the beginning of May.