DeSantis: Florida Has “Stabilized At Where We’re At”

The Tampa Bay Times reports:

Gov. Ron DeSantis said the growing coronavirus case numbers in Florida are not necessarily a reflection of the outbreak, which he said has “stabilized.”

“I want us to be in May. I want us to be in early June,” DeSantis said, referring to the state’s low rate of positive test results from earlier in the pandemic. “We want to get back to that for sure. I think we’ve stabilized at where we’re at.”

The state reported more than 6,300 new positive cases Monday out of about 44,600 total tests, for a positive test rate of about 14 percent. That’s where the positive rate has remained for about a week as Florida’s new reported case numbers continue to climb.

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