Coronavirus Report: May 24, 2021

By Marsha Mullings, MPH


33 million cases, 592,000 deaths


2.3 million cases, 94,123 total hospitalizations, 36,474 deaths


240,655 cases, 10,376 total hospitalizations, 3,052 deaths


*New coronavirus infections have decreased dramatically over the last month. The US is reporting an average of 26,000 new infections daily.

*Daily COVID-19 deaths have also decreased significantly over the last month. The average number of daily deaths in the US is 570.

  *39 % of the US population is fully vaccinated.

  *37% of Floridians are fully vaccinated.


The risk of infection with coronavirus and the possibility of developing COVID-19 disease remain extremely high for people who are unvaccinated. Remaining vigilant against disease transmission is critical. Practice good COVID-19 control strategies

   *Observe social distancing guidelines (6 feet or more of separation from others).

   *Practice good hand hygiene (wash hands frequently with soap and warm water or use hand sanitizers)

   *Wear a mask when out in public if you are unvaccinated.

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