– Gypsy C. Gallardo
Almost two-thirds (62%) of confirmed cases in Pinellas are male. Take note that health officials still use binary gender codes, reporting only male and female groupings.
An overwhelming majority of people in Pinellas with COVID-19 (73%) report recent travel. Places traveled include New York (6 cases), Latin America and the Caribbean (8), Spain (3), Israel (3), Egypt (2), and various points within the U.S. and across Florida.
Though Pinellas County cases skew older, a surprising number of cases are among young people. People in their 20s make up 18% or 8 of the identified cases. People under 50 make up 29% or 13 cases. Across all Pinellas cases, 54 is the average age of persons known to have Coronavirus. As you can see in the graph below, people in their 60s comprise almost one third of Pinellas cases.
Clearwater, St. Petersburg and Largo are home to 58% of cases in Pinellas County. Notice that officials did not record the city of four cases.
Be advised, about half of Pinellas cases are among people who were not aware that they’d been in contact with anyone carrying the virus. Continue all cautions!
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