Positivity rate in Orange County on the rise, officials say

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. — Overall, the number of cases in Orange County has been inching back up.

During a COVID-19 press briefing, health officials said they’re focused on working with about 10 Orange County businesses where the spread has been traced back to.

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Officials said they’re seeing an increase, mainly, in the two-week rolling positivity rate, which throughout the pandemic, officials have said that’s the rate residents should care most about.

At the beginning of the month it was at 4.4%. Last week, it was up to 5%. This week, it’s up to 5.3%.

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Adam Poulisse, WFTV.com

Adam Poulisse joined WFTV in November 2019.