Florida COVID-19 hospitalizations up slightly

Tallahassee, Florida – According to UDOH, the number of patients with COVID-19 in the state’s hospitals have ticked up slightly.
1,608 inpatients had COVID-19, up from 1,594 on Monday.
The number of COVID-19 patients in intensive-care units remained the same — at 355, according to data released Tuesday by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Florida saw steady decreases in hospitalizations in September, October, and early November, after a surge in cases this summer because of the highly contagious delta variant of the coronavirus.
As a comparison, Florida had 15,177 patients hospitalized with COVID-19 on Sept. 1.

Alfred Duncan

Alfred Duncan is a senior editor at The South Florida Daily, where he oversees our coverage of politics, misinformation, health and economics. Alfred is a former reporter and editor for BuzzFeed News, National Geographic and USA Today.

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