July 29 set a new record for reported deaths with 217 (residents and non-residents). Cases are trending downward in most age groups, but mortality rates tell a different story.
As cases continue to increase in Florida (12,444 new cases for today), a lot of discussion lately has focused on the mortality rate (and to a lesser extent, the hospitalization and survival rates). We take a closer look at these trends by age group considering the reporting lag by DOH.
Trends in age groups for cases in Florida; July 14, 2020, with additional data for select Florida counties.
Updates to case, hospitalization and fatality rates, as of July 12, 2020.