Millennials now largest group of positive COVID-19 cases in Pinellas County

Pinellas County set to get update on COVID-19
Posted at 5:37 AM, Jun 11, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-11 08:43:05-04

PINELLAS COUNTY, Fla. — Millennials now make up the largest group of positive cases of COVID-19 in Pinellas County, according to data from the Pinellas County COVID-19 Dashboard.

As of June 10, there are 306 confirmed cases of COVID-19 from people in the 25-34 age group.

Pinellas County COVID 19 Dashboard as of June 10
Numbers from the Pinellas County COVID-19 dashboard show people in the 25-34 age group make up the highest number of positive cases, with 306 confirmed as of June 10, 2020.

Overall, women in Pinellas County are outpacing men for positive cases as of June 10, with a recorded 978 confirmed cases of COVID-19 versus men with 716, according to the dashboard.

Additionally, 71 children under the age of 15 have tested positive for COVID-19 in Pinellas County as of June 10.

Pinellas County leaders are set to get an update on Thursday about the COVID-19 situation across the Tampa Bay area.

As of June 10, at 11:30 pm, there were just under 1,700 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Pinellas County. That is out of 57,677 people tested for the new coronavirus.

As businesses open back up, Pinellas and Hillsborough County leaders said they are worried about people letting up on social distancing, allowing COVID-19 cases to continue spiking.

Numbers out from the Florida Department of Health Wednesday show for the eighth day in a row, new COVID-19 cases are above 1,000+ a day. On Tuesday, 8% of tests for COVID-19 statewide came back positive.