Delta Variant Cases Reported In Jacksonville as Hospitals See Rise In COVID-19 Patients

Jul 1, 2021

Jacksonville hospitals are seeing a rise in COVID-19 cases, with the number of patients at some facilities doubling in the last two weeks.

This comes as the Florida Department of Health in Duval County also says there was one case of the contagious delta variant reported last week in Jacksonville. The health department said Wednesday that there is now more than one delta variant case in the city, but that number will be released later this week.

News4Jax on Wednesday spoke with Mala Armogan at a downtown lunch spot. She has been vaccinated, but she said she’s not taking any chances and continues to wear her mask.

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