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Orlando Health Is Trending On Twitter For All The Wrong Reasons

This might not be the reason you expected!

Orlando Health is currently trending on Twitter after a Fox News report revealed that some laboratories were not accurately reporting negative COVID-19 tests to the state.

Fox 35 News contacted several local locations, receiving confirmation from Orlando Health that there were errors in the reports.

Orlando Health's positivity rate is only 9.4 percent, not 98 percent as in the report.


Fox 35 News

Several other locations confirmed incorrect case numbers, including Orlando Veteran’s Medical Center which had a 76 percent positivity rate, but was confirmed by a center spokesperson to really be only 6 percent.

The Florida Department of Health told Fox 35 News that some smaller laboratories were not reporting all of their findings and that the Department plans on working with them immediately to clear up the issue.

This isn’t the first time Florida has had confusing reports on COVID-19 cases, as earlier this month showed that contact tracing was not being fulfilled for every tested patient, and the true number of tracing employees throughout the state remains unknown.

Via Fox 35 News