The omicron wave is nearly gone: Florida’s weekly COVID cases plunge by nearly 40%

On Friday, 3,358 people with COVID were hospitalized compared to 4,646 people a week ago and 6,301 people two weeks ago. COVID patients now occupy only 5.6% of Florida’s hospital beds. During the height of the delta wave this summer, more than 17,000 COVID patients were hospitalized in Florida.