The COVID-19 positivity rate and overall number of cases continue to decline from week to week in Orange County.
According to the Florida Department of Health weekly COVID-19 report, Orange County’s positivity rate (15.1%) ranked ninth among the state’s 67 counties last week. The report, which includes cases reported between February 4 and February 10, indicates that 6,369 residents tested positive for COVID-19 during the week.
That number is nearly 20% lower than it was the previous week, when the county reported 7,934 cases and a positivity rate over 18%.
Since the pandemic began, approximately 366,605 residents in Orange County have tested positive for COVID-19.
According to state health officials, approximately 1,053,945 residents have been vaccinated in Orange County. That represents around 77% of all eligible residents over the age of five.
Last week, 1,971 residents received a vaccine in Orange County.
For testing and vaccinations, residents may visit Barnett Park, located at 4801 W Colonial Drive. For testing only, visit the Econ Soccer Complex (8035 Yates Road) or South Orange Youth Sports Complex (11800 S Orange Avenue).