As of November 18, 2022, pediatric hospitalizations are among the highest in the US:

USF: Salemi Hospitalizations

Since April 2021, permanent Florida residents have been 46% more likely to die than people living elsewhere in the US (76% higher during October 21–November 3, 2022). Prior to that, death was 8% less likely for Floridians. Similarly, Florida hospital admissions are 56% higher than in the rest of the US since April 2021.

During June 2021–October 2022, Florida reported only 8,070 of the 48,571 Covid deaths among permanent residents as “New Deaths” (17%):

Due to the CDC reporting on data through Wednesday and Florida reporting every two Thursdays, I am unable to write an accurate report for October 27, 2022.

Oct 20, 2022 Florida Covid Stats: What Is Really Happening?

Oct 13, 2022 Florida Covid Stats: What Is Really Happening?

Oct 6, 2022 Florida Covid Stats: What Is Really Happening?

Sept 22, 2022 Florida Covid Stats: What Is Really Happening?

Sept 15, 2022 Florida Covid Stats: What Is Really Happening?

Sept 8, 2022 Florida Covid Stats: What Is Really Happening?

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1/4 of reported Covid deaths in the US during August 19–25, 2022 occurred among permanent Florida residents:

Aug 25, 2022 Florida Covid Stats: What Is Really Happening?

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Florida improves to 2nd worst in the US for adult Covid admissions. Since June 6, 2022, this is one of 4 days that the state has not ranked worst:

USF: Salemi Hospitalizations

Aug 18, 2022 Florida Covid Stats: What Is Really Happening?

July 21, 2022 Florida Covid Stats: What Is Really Happening?

July 14, 2022 Florida Covid Stats: What Is Really Happening?

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July 7, 2022 Florida Covid Stats: What Is Really Happening?

June 30, 2022 Florida Covid Stats: What Is Really Happening?

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Governor DeSantis asserts, “I would say we are affirmatively against the COVID vaccine for young kids. These are the people who have zero risk of getting anything.”

Pediatric Covid Hospitalizations

Florida has 1/3 more deaths among ages 1–4 than expected based upon the national average:

Salemi deaths

June 23, 2022 Florida Covid Stats: What Is Really Happening?

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Florida is the worst in the US for adult admissions, 2nd worst for ICU patients, 3rd worst for adult hospitalizations, and 3rd worst for pediatric admissions:

Salemi Hospitalizations

June 16, 2022 Florida Covid Stats: What Is Really Happening?

June 9, 2022 Florida Covid Stats: What Is Really Happening?

June 2, 2022 Florida Covid Stats: What Is Really Happening?

May 19, 2022 Florida Covid Stats: What Is Really Happening?

May 12, 2022 Florida Covid Stats: What Is Really Happening?

May 5, 2022 Florida Covid Stats: What Is Really Happening?

April 28, 2022 Florida Covid Stats: What Is Really Happening?

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Per capita pediatric admissions are 2nd worst in the US. Except for May 11th, that will be no better than 3rd for 18 weeks:

April 21, 2022 Florida Covid Stats: What Is Really Happening?

April 14, 2022 Florida Covid Stats: What Is Really Happening?

April 7, 2022 Florida Covid Stats: What Is Really Happening?

March 31, 2022 Florida Covid Stats: What Is Really Happening?

March 24, 2022 Florida Covid Stats: What Is Really Happening?

March 17, 2022 Florida Covid Stats: What is Really Happening?

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The spokesman for the Florida Department of Health tweets that reporting will drop from weekly to every two weeks:

March 10, 2022 Florida Covid Stats: What Is Really Happening?

March 3, 2022 Florida Covid Stats: What Is Really Happening?

Feb 24, 2022 Florida Covid Stats: What Is Really Happening?

Feb 17, 2022 Florida Covid Stats: What Is Really Happening?

Feb 10, 2022 Florida Covid Stats: What Is Really Happening?

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Omicron wave deaths reach their weekly peak at 1,324:

Feb 3, 2022 Florida Covid Stats: What Is Really Happening?

Jan 27, 2022 Florida Covid Stats: What Is Really Happening

Jan 20, 2022 Florida Covid Stats: What is Really Happening?

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Confirmed weekly cases peak during January 7–13, 2022:

Jan 13, 2022 Florida Covid Stats: What Is Really Happening?

Jan 6, 2022 Florida Covid Stats: What Is Really Happening?

Dec 30, 2021 Florida Covid Stats: What Is Really Happening?

Dec 23, 2021 Florida Covid Stats: What Is Really Happening?

Dec 16, 2021 Florida Covid Stats: What Is Really Happening?

Dec 9, 2021 Florida Covid Stats: What Is Really Happening?

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Florida reports its first confirmed omicron case:

Dec 2, 2021 Florida Covid Stats: What Is Really Happening?

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1% of permanent Florida residents at least 65 years old have died due to Covid-19 (1001.9/100,000):

Nov 25, 2021 Florida Covid Stats: What is Really Happening?

Nov 18, 2021 Florida Covid Stats: What is Really Happening?

Nov 11, 2021 Florida Covid Stats: What is Really Happening?

Nov 4, 2021 Florida Covid Stats: What is Really Happening?

Oct 28, 2021 Florida Covid Stats: What is Really Happening?

Oct 21, 2021, Florida Covid Stats: What is Really Happening?

Oct 14, 2021 Florida Covid Stats: What is Really Happening?

Oct 7, 2021 Florida Covid Stats: What is Really Happening?

Sept 30, 2021 Florida Covid Stats: What is Really Happening?

Sept 22, 2021 Florida Covid Stats: What is Really Happening?

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Adult hospitalizations drop below 10,000 for the first time since early August:

Sept 16, 2021 Florida Covid Stats: What is Really Happening?

Sept 9, 2021 Florida Covid Stats: What is Really Happening?

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The state’s 7-day average of daily deaths peaks at 408:

Source: CDC

Sept 2, 2021 Florida Covid Stats: What is Really Happening?

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Florida ranks #1 per capita for adults and #2 for pediatric Covid inpatients in the US:

3,657 Covid patients are in Florida ICUs, using over half of available beds:

Aug 26, 2021 Florida Covid Stats: What is Really Happening?

Aug 19, 2021 Florida Covid Stats: What is Really Happening?

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Florida’s switch from a daily dashboard to only one weekly report available online prompts me to write this series. No hospitalization information is included. Except for vaccinations, data for people who are not permanent Florida residents is removed and no longer reported:

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