Urging residents of the county to get vaccinated, Demings added: “We, as a community, must work together to slow the spread.”
“Residents are still getting vaccinated, but at a slow pace. We need to move the needle faster. 61.59% of Orange County residents aged 12 and over have received at least one shot of the vaccine,” did he declare.
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In the past week, Florida accounted for nearly a quarter of all new cases in the United States – more than any other state.
The rate of cases in the state over the past week – about 49 new cases per 100,000 people every day – is more than three times the US rate of about 16 new cases per 100,000 people every day. Only Arkansas and Louisiana recorded higher case rates over the past week.
Florida has also reported more Covid-19 deaths than any other state over the past week – a total of 282 over the past week – the sixth highest per capita death rate in the country.
The state has fully vaccinated 48.5% of its residents, according to CDC data – below the US rate of 49.1%.