January 20, 2022

COVID-19 Hospitalizations See Slight Decrease

The number of people hospitalized in Florida with COVID-19 decreased slightly during the past week, according to data posted online Monday by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The data showed that 1,351 hospital inpatients had COVID-19, down from 1,374 a week earlier. Also, it showed that 243 people with COVID-19 were in intensive-care units, down from 290 a week earlier. COVID-19 hospitalizations have stabilized and are far lower than during the summer, when the highly contagious delta variant of the coronavirus caused a surge of cases. Cases steadily decreased in September, October and the first part of November.

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Meet the real captain of the Gasparilla pirate ship
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Around Tampa Bay, a pirate ship often stands as the area’s symbol, especially for the Jan. 29 Gasparilla Parade of Pirates. Some 300,000 people are expected to swarm Bayshore Boulevard in Tampa to beg the invading pirates for beads and doubloons in a daylong parade.

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