Race to Safe

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ATTENTION: Executive Order 2021-19 Extending the state of local emergency through May 13 and terminating all previous orders issued by the City, with limited exceptions.

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St. Petersburg is focused on reducing Pinellas County’s COVID-19 positivity rate and being Florida’s most COVID-safe community.

We are in the final stretch in the Race to Safe. Help St. Pete finish strong and keep your family safe by getting your COVID-19 vaccine as soon as you can. Individuals as young as 12 years old can get vaccinated free of charge. More information can be found on the Pinellas County website . The City of St. Petersburg strongly recommends continuing to take precautions set by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention at cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html .

Below, you'll find metrics with our current standing as a community. We’re in this Race to Safe together—the St. Pete Way.  

Where We Are: October 1, 2021

Pinellas County's New Case Positivity*: 6.8%

Rank County % Vaccinated
1 Miami-Dade 86.7%
2 Broward 72.5%
3 Orange 68.7%
4 Palm Beach 66.7%
5 Brevard 64.2%
6 Pinellas 64.1%
7 Lee 62.7%
8 Hillsborough 62.1%
9 Duval 60.1%
10 Polk 56.3%
*New case positivity, based on the number of people for whom the department received PCR or antigen laboratory results, is the number of people who test positive for the first time divided by all the people tested that week, excluding people who have previously tested positive.

For more data on local cases, case positivity, hospitalizations, and vaccination rates, visit the Pinellas County COVID-19 Data Dashboard.


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