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“We tend to like watching the percent positivity," Neilsen said. "That’s a measure of how many people tested positive of the people who were tested. So, that accounts for that increased testing.”
While the statewide percent positivity of new cases shows a recent spike, the same data set for Duval County indicates a downward trend.
Neilsen said it’s very important for citizens to get vaccinated ahead of the 2020 flu season, as hospital capacity might not be able to handle a swell of both viruses at the same time, should a major resurgence of COVID-19 occur.