Pinellas County’s COVID-19 numbers are trending upward, with the county reporting 14,316 new cases this past week and a positivity rate of 27.5% in the last week, from Jan. 7-13.
For comparison, in mid-December, the county was confirmed about 500 new weekly cases and a positivity rate of only 2.8%.
Pinellas County has confirmed 171,371 cases of COVID-19 since the start of the pandemic. The report also showed that 2,980 people in Pinellas County got vaccinated within the last week.
With the addition of the newly vaccinated group, 646,158 people, or 68%, of Pinellas County have received a COVID-19 vaccine.
– Kelly Hayes, Extensive Enterprises Media