COVID-19 BY THE NUMBERS
Today, the Florida Department of Health in Orange County reports that 54.14 percent of all Orange County residents who are 12+ have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, and the 14-day rolling positivity rate is 4.1 percent. It has been 17 consecutive day that the County’s positivity rate has been below 5 percent.
Other COVID-19 statistics for Orange County include:
PHASE 3 OF REOPENING
On Saturday June 5, 2021, the Florida Department of Health in Orange County measured the County’s 14-day rolling positivity rate below 5 percent for 14 consecutive days, prompting Mayor Demings to lift all local facemask recommendations.
However, residents may still be required to wear a facemask in locations where federal guidelines are observed (courthouse facilities, public transportation, airports), or inside of a private business.
Orange County Government continues to urge residents to follow the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines in order to keep the County’s positive rate low.
BARNETT PARK: COVID-19 VACCINATIONS AND TESTING
Barnett Park continues to offers convenient and free drive-thru COVID-19 vaccinations and drive-thru COVID-19 testing, seven days a week, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Additionally, LYNX and Orange County Government continue to provide free round-trip rides on ACCESS LYNX for those vulnerable seniors 60 years or older to Barnett Park. This free LYNX service will be available Monday through Friday. Residents can learn more by dialing 3-1-1, or 407-836-3111.
ADVENTHEALTH CENTRA CARE VACCINATIONS
AdventHealth has recently announced it will provide free Pfizer COVID-19 vaccinations at select Centra Care locations in Orange County. Vaccines will be available to anyone eligible who is 12 and older at the following locations:
Appointments are available at CentraCare.org.
TOURIST DEVELOPMENT TAX COLLECTIONS
Orange County Comptroller Phil Diamond announced that Tourist Development Tax (TDT) collections received by Orange County for April 2021 were $17,032,100, a 2,040.5 percent increase compared to April 2020. On a historic basis, April 2021’s collections were 34.2 percent less than April 2019, the last pre-pandemic April month.
For more information, visit the Office of the Comptroller’s website to read its news release.
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