There’s been a lot of discussion about Florida’s “decreasing” fatality rate. Let’s take a look at that.
Because we only use official, Florida Department of Health-published data, we are limited by the restrictions they place on the data. Here we discuss two of the major limitations – test data and hospital/death data.
Review of increase in cases, new cases by age groups, and median age by counties for July 7, 2020, by FloridaCovidAction.com
The Newhouse School hosted a virtual conversation with alumna Rebekah Jones ’12, who talked about her role in tracking Florida’s COVID-19 data, and the political fallout from her attempt to maintain transparency. The event, held June 25, 2020, was moderated by Dean Emeritus David Rubin.
We’re working on a number of big projects that we think will make our resources more valuable during the upcoming hurricane season.
The largest increase in percent of cases over the last seven days was seen in the 65-74 year old age group, followed by the 50-64 age group, and then by the under 18 age group. At the bottom — 18-34 year olds.
Updated mask policy list, current as of July 3, 2020
DOH to include hospital data; COVID Action Data Updates and More
NPR’s Rachel Martin talks to Rebekah Jones, a scientist who was fired from Florida’s health department, who is now publishing a coronavirus dashboard of her own to track the state’s COVID-19 cases.
Change in racial distribution of COVID-19 Cases, June 1-21, 2020