Florida News That Impacts You – October 7th, 2021
Bottom Line: Your daily recap of the some of the biggest news from around the state that impacts you in South Florida.
- Florida’s improving trend for new COVID-19 cases accelerated on Wednesday as 3,782 new cases were reported, an improvement of greater than 2,000 over the prior week. Florida’s weekly trend for cases is the lowest since July 11th. Related...
- COVID-19 hospitalizations dropped to 4,201 statewide, an improvement of 106 patients over the past day. Hospitalizations are the lowest since July 16th.
- A new report from the Department of Health and Human Services shows 17,000 seniors in Florida were protected from contracting COVID-19 as a result of vaccinations with another 6,700 breakthrough cases not resulting hospitalizations or death. The study was conducted of seniors nationally from January through May. The summation of the study determined Florida was the third biggest beneficiary of vaccinations among seniors during the early months of the vaccine rollout.
- Florida’s landing another top Wall Street firm. Top investment manager Cathie Wood is permanently moving her firm – Ark Investment Management, from Manhattan to St. Petersburg at the end of the month. Florida’s landed several top Wall Street firms over the past two years.