In Florida, only 49% of 12-year-olds and older are fully vaccinated.
This Monday officials, hospital managers and physicians said COVID-19 hospitals were the only way to restore the good habits of the onset of the infection and vaccinate those who did not, and to stop the increase in the record of infections among the people of Florida in the United States.
Florida has become the epicenter of a new corona virus wave in the United States due to the rapid expansion of the delta variant and the stagnant vaccine rate.
“What we have been experiencing in the last 27 days is a dramatic increase in the number of hospitals,” Mary May, president of the Florida Hospitals Association, told the Chain Tuesday. MSNBC, After learning that 10,207 people were hospitalized for Govt-19 in the state on Sunday.
The administrator explained that it took 60 days for Florida to reach the previous record (10,179 hospitalizations) in July 2020 before vaccines became available, and now it has surpassed the target in 27 days.
“It’s being admitted to a junior people’s hospital,” Mayu said, citing the resurgence of cases in the suburbs of Jacksonville in the northeast and the city of Orlando.
In fact, the city’s media reported that a hospital in Jacksonville on the Mayo Clinic network exceeded the capacity of the 304 beds approved for Govt-19 cases.
Mahoo said more than 50% of those hospitalized for Covit-19 were between the ages of 25 and 55, which was “dramatically different than what we saw last year” and 96% were not vaccinated.
An order from the Florida Hospital Association states that changing the current situation means increasing the vaccination rate.
In Florida, only 49% of people over the age of 12 are fully vaccinated because they received a single dose of two-dose Pfizer or Moderna or Johnson & Johnson.
Miami-Date, the most populous city in Florida, with a population of about 2.7 million, ranks first in cases and deaths throughout the epidemic, and it continues today.
“We are number one here in Florida and it’s time for everyone to understand that it’s ours. We know what to do to prevent the spread,” Miami-Tate Mayor Daniella Levine Cava said Monday.
David Andrews, an expert at the University of Miami, expressed his concern to Efe that this large group of “nationwide refusal to vaccinate” as seen in India and the UK would prevent the fall of the delta variant.
Michael Deng, a virologist at the University of South Florida, commented that the whole population needs to unite to return to the “habits” of the mask and social distance without being vaccinated.
More test sites
In Miami-Tad, vaccination sites have been increasingly searching and testing people for vaccines in recent days.
In the tropical park, one of the largest Govt-19 test centers accessible by car has been set up, with about 30 vehicles in the early morning, and more arrivals are expected after noon and work hours.
At the other end of the county, in Brickell, Miami’s tourism and finance district, about fifteen people were waiting in line at one of the curative company’s small Govt-19 test posts half an hour later.
One of the staff dedicated to doing unidentified sweeps told Efe that the small shop was open seven days a week (from 9am to 5.30pm) getting about 120 or 130 people a day for more than eight hours.
In that area, hotels and seasonal rental buildings abound, with many of those waiting for their turn today, tourists like an Israeli family, a father, mother and three children dressed for a day at the beach.
Nearby is a large supermarket of Publicx chain, which last week decided that its employees should wear masks again, which the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommended by Florida companies and organizations.
Even after reaching a total of 21,683 new cases in Florida this Saturday, the state governor, Republican Ron Desantis, continues to oppose the issuance of orders for the mandatory use of masks and the need for employers’ vaccinations.
Amid the warning, Republican Florida Senator Marco Rubio said on Twitter on Monday that there was a “hysteria” about the Govt over the “bad news being sold”.
“The real story here is that for those who are fully vaccinated, the risk of serious illness appears to be close to zero,” he added.
According to Johns Hopkins University, Florida has the third highest number of cases in the United States and the fourth highest number of deaths in the United States, with more than 35 million infected today and 613,000 deaths since March 1, 2020. (I)
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