- According to a Reuters analysis, the percentage of tests coming back positive in Florida rose to almost 15% in the past two weeks, compared to over 8% the two weeks prior.
Intensive care units (ICUs) in parts of Texas and Arizona are operating near full capacity, with the Texan city of Houston reporting hospitals were "underwater" with the explosion in cases.
As of Tuesday, more than 3,000 people were hospitalised for the coronavirus in the region, including almost 800 in intensive care, the Texas Tribune reported. Thirty hospitals reported that their ICUs were 90% full. Statewide, only 17% of the total 6,010 adult ICU beds were available on Tuesday, down from 20% three days ago, according to the agency's website.
"Hospitals are safe and Floridians in need of treatment shouldn't avoid seeking care", Governor Ron DeSantis said on Twitter this Monday.
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"Based on Governor DeSantis, excess mortality that wasn't associated with COVID-19 was about the rise in recent weeks because" people were scared of going to the hospital and did not seek treatment for other life-threatening ailments". That is good advice, but they might not have an ICU bed for you when you arrive even if hospitals are secure. Meanwhile, when NY reached its peak of over 12,000 cases in April, over 800 deaths were being reported on a daily basis.
When it comes to hospital data for Covid-19 patients, Florida officials have yet to release data on the daily number of hospitalizations, which is key to understanding coronavirus trends.
State officials confirmed with blogmickey.com that the extension requires guests arriving in Florida from the states of New York, New Jersey and CT to self-quarantine for two weeks, or the duration of their stay in Florida, whichever is shorter. California, Texas, Alabama, Mississippi, Georgia, North Carolina, and SC are also reporting record numbers of hospitalizations.
On Tuesday morning the state's Department of Health reported an increase of 7,347 cases, with 2,066 of those coming from Miami-Dade County.