Shortly after the world learned of a coronavirus vaccine that was more than 90% effective, Floridians learned that AdventHealth would be the first hospital to receive the breakthrough vaccination.
AdventHealth Orlando will be one of the first hospitals in Florida to receive doses of a COVID-19 vaccine as soon as one is approved, according to a spokesman for the healthcare provider.
AdventHealth has been leveraged by the state of Florida as one of the first sites to store and administer the new COVID-1
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According to a report from the South Florida Sun Sentinel, AdventHealth Orlando will be one of the first five hospitals to receive an approved vaccine for COVID-19. The newspaper said Memorial Regional Hospital in Hollywood, Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami, Tampa General Hospital and UF Health Jacksonville are also on the list.
Hospitals will play a key role in the distribution of the vaccine as soon as it is available, according to plans from the Florida Department of Health and the CDC.
The governor also issued a video statement Thursday that preparations are already underway for when the vaccine will be available. He expects the shots to be administered “relatively soon,” but also said Floridians will not be required to become innocent.
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Below is information provided by the Florida Department of Health on Thursday, November 19th.
The Florida Department of Health reported 9,085 new cases Thursday, bringing the state’s total amount to 914,333 cases since March.
The Florida Department of Health reported Thursday 81 humans have recently died of COVID-19. Pr. Thursday’s coronavirus report, total 18,030 Deaths across the state have been linked to coronavirus, a number that includes 220 non-resident deaths in Florida.
State health officials have always maintained that virus deaths are often delayed in being reported to FDOH, with some deaths not being reported for a month or more.
Currently there is 3,383 people with the virus hospitalized in Florida Thursday afternoon, according to the state agency for health administration.
The Florida Department of Health reported 228 recent admissions.
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Below is a summary of the coronavirus numbers in the 10-county Central Florida region on November 19:
|Amt||In any case||New cases||Total hospital admissions||New hospital admissions||Total deaths||New deaths|
|Lake||9,872 th most common||57||792||9||243||0|
|orange||53,384||522||1,731 th most common||11||619||6|
|Seminole||11,887 th most common||101||791||4||261||2|
|Volusia||14,681||118||1,043 th most common||4||351||1|
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