DeSantis Winning: Rate of COVID Infections in Florida Plunges, Third Lowest in America Last Week

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Despite Joe Biden’s all-out smear campaign against Florida, the rate of COVID-19 infections in the state has plunged significantly.

The rapid decrease in COVID-19 infections is the third-fasted descent in rates of cases in the nation over the last two weeks.

Florida is now only trailing behind Alabama and Hawaii.

In August, Biden told Florida Governor Ron DeSantis to “get out of the way.”

“Florida and Texas account for 1/3 of all new covid-19 cases,” Biden said.

He continued, “I say to these governors ‘please help.’ But if you aren’t going to help, at least get out of the way of the people trying to do the right thing.”

Biden completely ignored the low death rate in Florida at the time.

Here are the details on Florida’s progress via Daily Wire:

Florida’s case rate per 100,000 people over the last week was 13, third only behind Connecticut and Hawaii, which both have a rate of 11 cases per 100,000.

Florida’s 14-day change rate plunged 48%, while Alabama’s fell 61% and Hawaii’s fell 51%. Notably, states farther north were found at the other end of the spectrum, including Colorado, where the rate rose 32%, Vermont, 27%, Michigan, 26%, and Minnesota, 22%.

On October 1, Click Orlando noted, “As the number of new COVID-19 cases continues to drop in Florida, the state on Friday reported an average of 5,396 new cases per day over the last week. This is the fifth straight week the number of weekly COVID-19 cases has declined.

The same day, The Associated Press noted in a piece titled, “U.S. COVID cases falling, but hospitals brace for winter wave”: “Health experts fear the next wave in Northern states as cold weather approaches. … many Northern states are still struggling with rising cases, and what’s ahead for winter is far less clear.”

In July, Florida GOP Governor Ron DeSantis pointed out, “What we said — I made this comment at the beginning of May — look, this is a seasonal pattern. We knew it was going to be low in May, and it was. And we knew that at the end of June and July it would go up. Because that’s what happened last year. And that’s not just unique to Florida.”