Useful links to COVID-19 information

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From the office of Florida Speaker of the House Jose R. Oliva, here is a consolidated list of coronavirus testing information, links, and Florida Department of Health data on SARS-CoV-2 infection rates as well as COVID-19 data as of Friday, Oct. 2. Oliva’s office also included links to other useful information such as reemployment assistance, getting a small business loan, or reporting price gouging scams:

Current COVID-19 testing sites in Florida sites listed by county. Each walk up site can test up to 200 individuals per day. Access the list here.

Florida Department of Health COVID Dashboard: Access dashboard here.

Graphs, Charts, and Real-time Tracking of COVID-19

Data Sources

Data Sources on Social Media

As of Friday, Oct. 2: COVID-19 related fatality rate in Florida - 2.1%.

COVID-19 related fatality rate in FL by age group:

  • 15-24 years old - .03%
  • 25-34 years old - .07% 
  • 35-44 years old - .23%
  • 45-54 years old - .54%
  • 55-64 years old - 1.7%
  • 65-74 years old - 5.7% 
  • 75 and up - 17.7%
  • Seasonal influenza mortality rate in the US (2017 CDC) 18-49 yo - .02%
  • Median age of new COVID-19 cases - 41 years old
  • Emergency department visits w/ COVID-like illness - 15% decrease
  • ICU beds available in Florida - 23%
  • Hospital beds available in Florida - 24%

Sources: https://www.floridadisaster.org/globalassets/covid19/dailies/october-2020/state_reports_20201001.pdf and https://www.arcgis.com/apps/opsdashboard/index.html#/8d0de33f260d444c852a615dc7837c86 and https://bi.ahca.myflorida.com/t/ABICC/views/Public/HospitalBedsCounty?%3AisGuestRedirectFromVizportal=y&%3Aembed=y

Other Resources

Florida’s Reemployment Assistance Dashboard: View DEO Dashboard Here.