Florida COVID hospitalizations at lowest point in a year

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(Renee C. Byer/The Sacramento Bee via AP, Pool)

MIAMI (AP) — The Florida Hospital Association says hospitalizations from COVID-19 are at their lowest level in the state in over a year.

There were roughly 1,799 COVID hospitalizations in Florida on Thursday.

According to their data, the state’s hospitalizations have declined 19% in the last two weeks and stand 38% lower than one month ago.

Current hospitalizations stand at only 20% of the peak reached in July 2020 with approximately 33% of existing hospital capacity available.

The hospital association also noted that the statewide positivity from COVID-19 testing stands at 3.89%, which’s down considerably from 6.16% at the beginning of May.

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