FDOH update shows spike in COVID-19 positivity rate, 2 new deaths in the Suncoast

FDOH update shows spike in COVID-19 positivity rate, 2 new deaths in the Suncoast
(Source: KEYC News Now)

SARASOTA, Fla. (WWSB) - The Florida Department of Health’s COVID-19 dashboard shows the state positivity rate back up at 7.58%

In the Suncoast, Manatee and Sarasota are reporting positivity rates of 7.14% and 8.7% respectively.

The state is also reporting 3,614 new cases since Sunday bringing the statewide total to 2,047,379. 69 new deaths have been reported bringing the total death toll to 33,247. An increase in the death total does not indicate that all deaths occurred in the last 24 hours.

The state has opened up vaccine appointments to 40+, in addition to frontline healthcare workers, educators and staff in K-12 schools, law enforcement officers and individuals with medical vulnerability.

Here are the latest totals in the Suncoast:

SARASOTA VACCINES: FIRST DOSE: 87,370

SECOND DOSE: 87,315

TOTAL= 174,685

MANATEE VACCINES: FIRST DOSE: 68,693

SECOND DOSE: 53,437

TOTAL= 122,130

CASE DATA FOR MANATEE

Total Cases: 34,620 Residents: 33,827 Residents Not in Florida: 0 Non-Residents: 793

Conditions and Care Deaths: 635 Hospitalizations* Residents: 1,424 Non-Residents: 41

Demographics of Cases

Age: Age Range: 0 to 103 Median Age: 42

Gender: Male: 15,656 (46%) Female: 17,794 (53%) Unknown/No data: 377 (<1%)

Race: Black: 2,775 (8%) White: 21,000 (62%) Other: 5,544 (16%) Unknown/No Data: 4,508 (13%)

Ethnicity: Hispanic: 7,500 (22%) Not-Hispanic: 18,471 (55%) Unknown/No Data: 7,856 (23%)

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CASE DATA FOR SARASOTA

Total Cases: 29,178 Residents: 27,781 Residents Not in Florida: 0 Non-Residents: 1,397

Conditions and Care Deaths: 785 Hospitalizations* Residents: 1,293 Non-Residents: 61

Demographics of Cases

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

Gender: Male: 12,906 (46%) Female: 14,727 (53%) Unknown/No data: 148 (<1%)

Race: Black: 1,604 (6%) White: 19,820 (71%) Other: 2,119 (8%) Unknown/No Data: 4,238 (15%)

Ethnicity: Hispanic: 3,048 (11%) Not-Hispanic: 15,606 (56%) Unknown/No Data: 9,127 (33%)

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