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Speaking to the press on Wednesday, DeSantis said Florida has the "absolute best data" when it comes to coronavirus and anything saying otherwise is simply "typical, partisan narrative trying to be spun".More news: Twitter has Fix for Unwanted Tweet Replies
Will you be visiting Florida theme parks when they re-open? "They've got, like 5,000-plus fatalities".
DeSantis said that in Florida, no one under the age of 25 has died from COVID-19, while the number of COVID-19-related deaths in people age 90 or above has exceeded the number of COVID-19-related deaths in people under 65. Thursday, the Florida Department of Health revealed a new record high in hospitalizations.More news: 50 people allowed in NSW restaurants from June 1 — HAPPY HOUR
"Do you do a New York, New Jersey, Michigan, Pennsylvania approach - which is take a COVID-positive patient out of the hospital and force them back into the nursing home, or do you do what Florida did and said, actually, you can not return a COVID-positive patient back to the nursing home", DeSantis said.
Afterwards, he will discuss re-opening plans with hospitality and tourism industry leaders - including Florida's phased re-opening plan. Now we're waiting to see if the same trend will happen in the Jacksonville area.More news: Further drop in number of Coronavirus deaths in NI care homes
"We were the hot spot". "I think our kids have been out of organized activities for a couple months now, and I think that we need to have a pathway to get it back". "When you do that and you overcook it, you end up getting less compliance with it. We have had no experience with this virus in the past".