Florida COVID-19 cases are on the decline
Justin Matthews Reports
TAMPA, Florida – The seven-day moving average of positive COVID-19 cases in Florida is half of what the numbers were at the start of 2021, according to data from the Florida Department of Health.
On January 1, 2021, the weekly average was 12,500 and the trend peaked on January 7, 1991, according to Dr. Thomas Unnasch of the University of South Florida, who compiled data since the pandemic began predicting COVID-19 trends in Hillsborough, Pinellas and Pasco counties.
“There are around 6,000 cases per day, if the trend continues in eight to ten weeks we can expect it to be about half, maybe 3,000 cases per day,” Dr Unnasch said. . “Depending on the models we use at USF, that’s the one thing that’s making the biggest difference right now, a lot more than vaccinations, many more than anything else,…
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