The number of new Covid-19 resident cases reported in Volusia County was at 95 in the past 24 hours, pushing the total to 42,942, there have been 768 non-residents infected, but no new deaths, as of 9 a.m. Thursday, May 13, according to the Florida Department of Health.
There have been 808 deaths in Volusia. The county has had 300 deaths of residents and staff at long-term care facilities.
Vaccinations are becoming more easily accessible with many pharmacies now accepting walk-ins as supplies last.
•The Health Department will offer free Moderna vaccines at 421 Keech St. from 8 to 11:30 a.m. and 1 to 4:30 p.m. Monday and Wednesday, and 8 to 11 a.m. and 1 to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday at 1845 Holsonback Drive, all in Daytona Beach. For more information or to make an appointment, call (386) 274-0500, press #.
•The one-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine is available at Halifax Pharmacy at Countryside Station in Port Orange and may be available at other HealthMart pharmacies. For more information, visit healthmart.com/store-locator.
•Publix is now allowing walk-ins at its Florida pharmacies for the Moderna vaccine. You can still register for an appointment at publix.com/covid-vaccine.
•Some Walgreens are now offering Covid-19 vaccinations in Volusia, including same-day appointments. For an appointment, visit walgreens.com/findcare/vaccination/covid-19.
•Some Winn-Dixie pharmacies provide vaccinations, including walk-ins. Visit winndixie.com/pharmacy/covid-vaccine for a reservation.
•Some CVS Pharmacies offer vaccinations, including walk-ins. Call your CVS Pharmacy for more information, or register for an appointment at cvs.com/vaccine/intake/store/covid-screener/covid-qns.
•Some Walmarts offer vaccines, including walk-ins. Call your Walmart pharmacy for more information, or register at walmart.com/cp/1228302.
As of Tuesday, May 11, 48,828 people in Volusia have gotten the first dose of a vaccine and 175,747 are fully vaccinated. In Florida, 2,146,487 people in Florida have received the first dose and 7,250,765 in Florida are fully vaccinated, according to the health department.
The 7-day percentage of residents testing positive was at 6.66%, up from 6.40% the previous 7 days. Fewer residents are getting tested with the numbers now between 500 to 1,500 a day.
The median age, with half older and half younger, is 42 and the age range is 0 to 105. The number of Volusia cases in children below the age of 18 is at least 4,541 as of May 11. The most affected age range is 15- to 24-year-olds. The number of cases among staff and residents of long-term care facilities is 2,615 and at correctional facilities it's 627.
Volusia resident cases include 22,589 females and 19,760 males, and for 593 cases the gender hasn't been determined. There have been 2,317 residents and 49 non-residents hospitalized, including eight in the past 24 hours.
According to the Florida Department of Emergency Management, Daytona Beach has had 8,467 cases; Deltona, 7,678; DeLand, 5,736; Port Orange, 4,981; Ormond Beach, 4,258; New Smyrna Beach, 3,057; Orange City, 2,002; Edgewater, 1,653; DeBary, 1,550; South Daytona, 690; DeLeon Springs, 446; Holly Hill, 394; Pierson, 385; Lake Helen, 216; Osteen, 210; Oak Hill, 170; Ponce Inlet, 169; Seville, 121; Enterprise, 54; Daytona Beach Shores, 17; Barberville, nine; Glenwood, six; Cassadaga and Mims, three each; and Astor and Wilbur-by-the-Sea, one each; and 517 have not been determined.
Also, as of 9 a.m. Thursday, there were 2,235,969 positive cases of Florida residents and 42,580 cases of non-residents with Covid-19 and 35,882 resident deaths. In the U.S., there were 32,815,408 cases and 583,690 deaths. There were 160,540,001 global cases with 3,333,781 deaths. The U.S. and world data are from Johns Hopkins University.
In the latest report from Volusia County Schools, 25 students and six employees tested positive between Friday, May 7, and Wednesday, May 12. The school district is releasing Covid-19 data at 2 p.m. Wednesdays and Fridays until the pandemic is over. Total students testing positive is now at 1,489 and employees at 617.
For testing in Volusia County, visit volusia.org/services/public-protection/emergency-management/pin/coronavirus/faqs.stml.
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For general information about the COVID-19 virus, call the Florida Department of Health in Tallahassee at (866) 779-6121. The hotline is open 24/7. AdventHealth has a 24/7 hotline at (877) 847-8747.
If you are sick with COVID-19 or suspect you are infected with the virus that causes COVID-19, call the Florida Department of Health Office in Volusia County at (386) 274-0500.