Dashboards reveal COVID-19 cases rising faster at local and state levels

COVID-19 Florida
COVID-19 Florida

Florida’s daily report of COVID-19 positive cases for the month of November range from a low of 2,670 daily cases reported on Nov. 1st to 9,928 reported overnight on Nov. 14th.
Locally, the Alachua County Public Schools dashboard shows that since Aug. 17th, 161 students and 95 staff have tested positive overall. Three football playoff games were cancelled this week as a result of teams following protocol for COVID-19.
Alachua County High Schools have reported the most cumulative positive test results with Gainesville and Newberry high schools topping totals with GHS 29 students and seven staff testing positive and Newberry High with 28 students and six staff positives. Santa Fe High has reported 18 students and one staff positive and Buchholz High has reported 13 students and two staff member positives. 
While many elementary schools remain in single digit cases for students and staff since Aug. 17th, Idylwild has reported the most cases with 10 combined (9 students and 1 staff) and Hidden Oak follows with seven staff members and zero students since Aug. 17th.
The COVID-19 active cases being reported in the schools district as of Nov. 16th shows Idylwild Elementary currently with the most cases at three students. Oak View Middle school in Newberry where the City Commission has adopted the State emergency order that doesn’t require face mask use, is reporting four active cases with three students and one staff member.
Newberry High School also reports the highest active cases with five students and three staff members as of Nov. 16th. 
To monitor cases at Alachua Public Schools click here
Here is a look at how area counties and zip code are faring is as follows as of Nov. 16th at 9 a.m. according to the Florida Department of Health Covid-19 Dashboard.
Here are county figures for total positive tests and the changes since the Oct. 24th report:
Alachua County is at 11,740 up 1,751 since Oct. 24th 
Bradford County is at  1,304  up 85
Columbia County is at 4513 up 313 
Dixie County is at  934 up 53
Gilchrist County is at  671 up 70
Levy County is at  1,253  up 135
In Alachua County towns:
Alachua/LaCrosse is at 488 up 52 since Oct. 24th 
Archer is at 157 up 16
Hawthorne is at 186 up 43
High Springs is at 228 up 28
Micanopy is at 80 up 22
Newberry is at 481 up 79
Waldo is at 51 up 8
Gainesville zip codes are as follows:
32615 is at 488  up 52 since Oct. 24th 
32611 is at 240 up 42
32610 is at 48  up 6
32609 is at 871  up 100
32608  is at 1,794 up 322
32607 is at 1,386 up 223
32606 is at 654 up 94
32605 is at 739  up 113
32603 is at 624 up 102
32601 is at 1,794 up 233
32653 is at 329 up 37
32641 is at 640    565
The Alachua County COVID-19 Recovery Dashboard shows a total positivity rate in the County averaging 4.95 percent with a last two-weeks average positivity rate at 5.5 percent and an increase in the daily positivity rate last reported on Nov. 12th at 6.48 percent. The FDOH reported a statewide positivity rate of 9.95 percent on Nov. 13th up from 7.34 percent on Nov. 11th.
Click here to monitor the Alachua County dashboard.

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