TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/NSF) – The number of Florida hospital inpatients with COVID-19 was down slightly for the second day in a row, according to data released Friday by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
The data showed that 11,468 inpatients had COVID-19, down from a reported 11,575 on Thursday and 11,839 on Wednesday.READ MORE: Parkland first responder weighs in on Uvalde massacre: ‘It’s gut wrenching’
The data said 1,601 Florida patients with COVID-19 were in intensive-care units, the same number reported Thursday.READ MORE: Residents fed up with Biscayne Bay parties
The number of hospital patients with COVID-19 surged during the past month as the highly contagious omicron variant of the coronavirus spread through the state.MORE NEWS: 'Hidden Worlds': An immersive voyage into deepest oceans & mesmerizing mangroves through state-of-the-art technology
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