TL;DR news on Covid cases at August 28, 2023
September has brought a steady decrease in new cases, positivity rates and hospitalizations in Florida. On HoustonChronicle.com:Furious cyclists call for arrest, alleging teen driver menaced them before crash that injured 6 Junior high school represent the most significant bump in cases. Perhaps reflecting pandemic fatigue, about eight in 10 adults said that they believed Covid was now a permanent fixture of the health landscape. Kathy Hochul, who took office in August and has made fighting Covid a top priority. Matthew Harris, the medical director of Northwell Health Vaccination Program, appeared on News 12's the New Normal Tuesday morning to discuss COVID cases in children. The City of Hoonah is experiencing a surge in cases according to Mayor Gerald Byers, but he told the Empire in an interview Tuesday the community was participating in mitigation measures. But pediatric cases remain elevated, causing concern for families around the state. The drop in cases during the past week marks the longest sustained decline since June 23, when cases were down before the more contagious Delta variant took over, according to NBC News. For instance, in FL this indicator declined from ~1.4 to ~1 over the past few weeks, in a sign cases may start dropping soon. But why should we just assume worst case? And treat it like everyone left with it? Also with kids getting Covid, please look up Covid deaths in kids via the CDC website.