Seminole County expands vaccination effort as Florida well being officers report 5,000 new COVID-19 circumstances

ORLANDO, Fla. – A cell vaccination web site was held on the Masjid Al Hayy Mosque in Sanford on Saturday.

The positioning helps supply vaccines to further areas and communities throughout Seminole County.

Earlier than stepping contained in the mosque, guests took off their sneakers or wore booties as they waited to obtain their COVID-19 vaccine.

The mosque in Sanford partnered with the well being division and county authorities to get outcomes. They provided nearly 400 photographs on the cell vaccination web site.

Emergency supervisor Alan Harris mentioned that is a part of their mission to achieve out to everybody locally.

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Discover the state-run COVID-19 dashboard beneath:

Under is a breakdown of Florida COVID-19 knowledge reported the state on Feb. 27.


The Florida Division of Well being reported 5,469 new circumstances on Saturday, bringing the state’s total complete to 1,903,682 circumstances because the virus was first detected on March 1.


Florida reported 118 new virus-related deaths Saturday, elevating the loss of life toll to 31,280. This quantity contains the 546 non-residents who died in Florida.


As of Saturday afternoon, there have been at present 3,728 folks with the virus hospitalized in Florida, in response to the state Company for Well being Care Administration.


Since March, 79,242 folks have been hospitalized in Florida after problems from COVID-19. That quantity contains the 221 new sufferers who’ve been lately hospitalized as a result of virus, in response to the well being division’s each day report launched on Thursday.

Positivity price

The p.c of constructive outcomes was 5.61% Friday. Well being officers say the speed ought to stay between 5% and 10% to show a group has a maintain of the virus and is curbing infections.


The Florida Division of Well being started releasing a each day report in December on COVID-19 vaccines administered all through the state.

As of Saturday afternoon, 2,973,782 folks have obtained not less than the primary dose of a coronavirus vaccine. The FDOH additionally experiences that 1,642,800 folks have obtained their second shot.


[READ YESTERDAY’S REPORT: Florida reports 6,500 new COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations drop below 4,000 statewide]

See COVID-19 knowledge for the Central Florida area beneath:

County Instances New circumstances Hospitalizations New hospitalizations Deaths New deaths
Brevard 33,885 146 2,004 8 741 3
Flagler 5,926 28 328 0 89 0
Lake 24,538 93 1,263 5 555 1
Marion 27,572 87 1,726 8 784 2
Orange 114,010 362 2,382 5 1,091 0
Osceola 36,713 106 1,276 0 441 0
Polk 56,954 195 4,375 20 1,139 2
Seminole 27,169 112 1,121 5 423 1
Sumter 7,990 25 507 0 238 0
Volusia 34,454 116 1,729 3 654 0

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