Jacksonville reports 9 more COVID-19 deaths; Florida passes 400,000 cases – WJXT News4JAX

Of those who have been confirmed to have COVID-19 in the state, 23,225 clients have been hospitalized across the state given that Florida began tracking information in March. That consists of 581 brand-new hospitalizations reported statewide given that Thursday– a one-day record.
The state does not report a number of clients who have actually recuperated.
Amidst the continuous spike in cases in Florida, and Jacksonville, President Donald Trump announced Thursday night that he was canceling the Jacksonville part of the Republican National Convention because he didnt desire to send out the incorrect message by hosting a large event.
” Theres nothing more crucial than keeping the American individuals safe,” Trump said. “I desire to thank the Jacksonville neighborhood and all of the other political agents. They were there for us 100%.”.
Jacksonville had been offered just a short window of chance to prepare after the RNC, which was suddenly pulled from its original venue in Charlotte over a conflict about coronavirus prevention efforts.
Lots of school districts are coming to grips with the challenge of finding ways to securely reopen this fall regardless of the ongoing spike in cases, and many are pressing back their start dates to allow more preparation.
Gov. Ron DeSantis said during an address Wednesday on school reopenings that parents must all have a choice in between sending their kids physically back to schools in the fall or deciding for range knowing.
” The evidence that schools can be open in a safe method is overwhelming,” DeSantis said. “Yet I also comprehend the apprehension that some parents may feel, and I think in empowering them with an option. No moms and dad ought to be needed to send their kid to in-person direction if they do not wish to.”.
RELATED: Infectious disease specialist presses back against DeSantis COVID-19 claim about kids.
Richard Corcoran, the states education commissioner, issued an order for all schools to resume for in-person classes throughout the fall. The order also advises school districts to follow the guidance of state and regional health officials as well as executive orders issued by DeSantis.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.– With nine additional deaths– a single-day high– reported in Fridays information from the Florida Department of Health, Jacksonville has now eclipsed 120 coronavirus-related deaths– and almost a quarter of those were reported in just the last six days.
According to state data, Duval County has now reported 18,781 verified cases of COVID-19 with 538 hospitalizations and 122 deaths associated to the infection. Of those deaths, 29 were reported since Sunday.
Statewide, Florida reported 136 additional deaths and 12,444 freshly confirmed cases– pushing the state to 402,312 cases and 5,768 deaths of citizens and visitors considering that the pandemic started. (The 136 deaths statewide did not all take place in the last 24 hours. The states death information often have substantial hold-ups in reporting and a few of the deaths might have taken place weeks back.).
Florida has averaged well over 10,000 extra cases every day of July. The states single-day record for new cases, reported on July 12, remains at 15,300.
The disturbing trend of increased deaths is comparable across the 11 Northeast Florida counties News4Jax has been tracking during the pandemic.
Those counties (Alachua, Baker, Bradford, Clay, Columbia, Duval, Flagler, Nassau, Putnam, St. Johns and Union) have actually reported 251 deaths amongst them because the pandemic began. More than 22% of those (57) were reported in the last six days.
The area likewise hit a single-day high up on Friday with 17 deaths reported across our 11 counties.
A month back, Florida was balancing 33 deaths a day before the day-to-day overalls started sneaking up and then increasing drastically the previous two weeks.
Due to the fact that of the lag in the states reporting of death data, these spikes in reported deaths likely accompany the earlier spike in cases that the state reported.
Duval County had 424 extra cases reported Thursday for a total of 18,781. Its percentage of favorable tests on Thursday was 8.7%.
The 9 deaths in Duval County varied in age from 65 to 93. Columbia, which has actually had an outbreak of cases at the prison, reported three more deaths to bring its overall to 10. Clay County included 2 more deaths– a 69-year-old lady and a 72-year-old man– to bring its total to 47.
St. Johns (82-year-old lady), Bradford (78-year-old female) and Putnam (76-year-old male) reported one additional death each.

Florida is considered in the “red zone,” according to an unpublished document prepared for the White House Coronavirus Task Force that was obtained by the Center for Public Integrity, a nonprofit newsroom.
The 359-page file details and recommends steps that the states in the “red zone” ought to take, encouraging individuals to “wear a mask at all times.” It recommends states restrict celebrations to 10 people or less and maintain closures of gyms and bars.
While the state regulator in charge of businesses stated last Friday that bars will not be resuming yet in the state, DeSantis has declined to close health clubs again, saying individuals must have the possibility to remain healthy.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.

Statewide, Florida reported 136 additional deaths and 12,444 freshly validated cases– pressing the state to 402,312 cases and 5,768 deaths of homeowners and visitors given that the pandemic started. The states death data typically have considerable delays in reporting and some of the deaths may have happened weeks back.).
The 9 deaths in Duval County ranged in age from 65 to 93. Columbia, which has actually had a break out of cases at the jail, reported 3 more deaths to bring its total to 10. Clay County included two more deaths– a 72-year-old guy and a 69-year-old female– to bring its overall to 47.

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