Florida COVID-19 Numbers Drop to the Lowest Since July

To ensure we are equipping our readers with all the information they need, we will continue to report on all travel, safety, and COVID-related news that could impact a Disney Parks visit.

There have been many different reports of COVID-19 levels in Florida, with some recent numbers reporting a rise in cases.

face masks mandatory

Theme parks like Disney World and Universal Orlando responded to the reports with updated mask mandates and limited capacities. Recently, it was reported that the Florida COVID-19 numbers are starting to decline. Here’s what those numbers are looking like now.

As far as new COVID-19 cases, there were 2,505 new cases reported in Florida on Wednesday, October 13th, which put the week’s average of new cases at 2,870. That’s the first time the numbers have hit below 3,000 since July 7th of this year.

©Orlando Sentinel

The Orlando Sentinel reported that Florida is dropping in the list of COVID-19 cases per capita, and even fell to be the second-to-last in the country on October 13th. According to the Sentinel, “Florida still ranks near the top in deaths per capita.”

©Orlando Sentinel

In Florida, 3,153 people were hospitalized for COVID-19 (as of writing), which is “a 24.9% decrease from the previous week but slightly more than the 3,307 hospitalized on Tuesday,” according to the Sentinel.

Hollywood Studios Face Masks Sign

Keep following DFB, and we’ll keep you updated on the health and safety measures in the Florida theme parks.

Click Here to See Disney World’s Current Face Mask Policy

Join the DFB Newsletter to get all the breaking news right in your inbox! Click here to Subscribe!

Don’t Miss Out on Any Disney Fun!

Order Your Copy of the 2021 DFB Guide to Walt Disney World Dining Today!

With more than 750 pages, the 2021 DFB Guide to Walt Disney World Dining is full of tips and planning tools developed by Disney World experts over 30+ years of visits. We’ve done the research for you, so you’ll know just which spots will uniquely suit your family’s needs!

With mini-reviews of every single restaurant, bar, lounge, kiosk and more; an entire chapter on the best snacks in Disney World; full Disney Dining Plan analysis (and how to get FREE dining); and a full chapter on discounts and deals; you’ll have everything you need to plan your best vacation yet.

Click here to order your copy of the 2021 DFB Guide to Walt Disney World Dining E-book with code WDW2021 to save 25% off the cover price today!

Use code WDW2021 at check-out for 25% off the cover price today!

Our guides are backed by a 100% money-back guarantee, so you have nothing to lose. 🙂

Are you planning to travel to Florida soon? Let us know in the comments!

The post Florida COVID-19 Numbers Drop to the Lowest Since July first appeared on the disney food blog.