Covid-19 Update for Florida 7-17-2020

NUMBERS GAME FOR STATE
TESTING REACHES OVER 10% OF POPULATION IN FLORIDA
As reported in the last email update, the numbers Florida reports seem to change daily – retroactively! In other words, numbers reported for a particular date changes as the state adds new cases and deaths to numbers as much as a week old. That means what is reported daily is useless in terms of having any assurance the numbers are correct. Other problems with the state numbers include –

Florida is not the only state that has reporting issues. However, there IS a virus and it IS conagious and it IS killing people – we just don’t know how many, when and where!

Want to compare Florida with other states? JUST CLICK HERE
SOCIAL DISTANCING IS THE ANSWER Despite all the regulations, the only sure way NOT to get the covid-19 virus is to practice and understand social distancing. The CDC recommendations are here, but the basics are simple – staying 6 feet or more from other people is the best way to stay safe.
PINELLAS COUNTY REQUIRES MASKS IN PUBLIC – FREE TESTS AVAILABLE  The county says just call this number to schedule a FREE covid-19 test – 727-824-8181 – there are four locations to choose from here. Even drug stores are beginning to have drive through test sites at varying costs. We are also being told the Florida Department of Health can help with tests by calling 727-824-6900

Latest COVID-19 Case Numbers for Florida & Pinellas County
Florida
328,000+ COVID-19 CASES
4805+ DEATHS

Pinellas County
12,700+ COVID-19 CASES Total
300+ Total DEATHS
All of this information can be updated daily at this Florida site. Be Safe in all you do.We are here for you!
NOTE: Backwaters and Maggie Mae’s will provide masks to guests who don’t have a mask or forget theirs.

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