Florida DOH reports 12.52% positivity rate as seniors hustle to find vaccine

Florida DOH reports 12.52% positivity rate as seniors hustle to find vaccine
(Source: KEYC News Now)

SARASOTA, Fla. (WWSB) - As seniors across the state try to hustle to find vaccines, the Florida Department of Health is reporting a 12. 52% positivity rate.

Since March, the Department of Health is reporting 1,392,123 with 15,193 new cases since Monday’s report. The total number of deaths statewide is reported to be 22,188.

Here are the latest totals in the Suncoast:

CASE DATA FOR MANATEE

Total Cases: 23,338   Residents: 22,937   Residents Not in Florida: 0   Non-Residents: 401

Conditions and Care   Deaths: 437   Hospitalizations*     Residents: 1,116     Non-Residents: 22

Demographics of Cases

Age:   Age Range: 0 to 101   Median Age: 41

Gender:   Male: 10,626  (46%)   Female: 12,032 (52%)   Unknown/No data: 279 (<1%)

Race:   Black: 2,012  (9%)   White: 13,619  (59%)   Other: 3,600  (16%)   Unknown/No Data: 3,706  (16%)

Ethnicity:   Hispanic: 5,568  (24%)   Not-Hispanic: 12,181  (53%)   Unknown/No Data: 5,188  (23%)

CASE DATA FOR SARASOTA

Total Cases: 19,787   Residents: 19,073   Residents Not in Florida: 0   Non-Residents: 714

Conditions and Care   Deaths: 514   Hospitalizations*     Residents: 1,036     Non-Residents: 34

Demographics of Cases

Age:   Age Range: 0 to 105   Median Age: 48

Gender:   Male: 8,852  (46%)   Female: 10,132 (53%)   Unknown/No data: 89 (<1%)

Race:   Black: 1,126  (6%)   White: 13,204  (69%)   Other: 1,598  (8%)   Unknown/No Data: 3,145  (16%)

Ethnicity:   Hispanic: 2,357  (12%)   Not-Hispanic: 11,392  (60%)   Unknown/No Data: 5,324  (28%)

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