Families are gearing up for an unusual Halloween season as they prepare to celebrate from a distance.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends celebrating with as few people as possible this year as to limit the spread of Coronavirus.
CDC guidelines rank Halloween activities by lower, moderate, and higher risk for the virus.
If you’re looking for something fun and safe to do Saturday, we’ve got you covered.
We found events all around Central Florida that will be offered to ensure that children, their parents and everyone else can stay safe and enjoy the spooky season. Click or tap here to check them out.
Below is a breakdown of the most recent data provided by the Florida Department of Health.
The Florida Department of Health reported 2,331 new cases on Saturday, bringing the state’s overall total to 802,547 cases since March.
The Florida Department of Health on Saturday reported 41 people have recently died from COVID-19. As of Saturday’s coronavirus report, a total of 16,968 deaths across the state have been related to the coronavirus, a number that includes 207 non-resident deaths in Florida.
State health officials have always maintained that virus fatalities are often delayed in being reported to the FDOH, with some deaths not reported for a month or more.
Currently, there are 2,275 people with the virus hospitalized in Florida, according to the state Agency for Health Care Administration.
The state reported 153 new hospitalizations on Saturday, meaning the state has seen a total of 49,338 patients admitted to a hospital since March in relation to COVID-19.
The percent of positive results ranged from 3.66% to 6.72% over the past two weeks and was 6.32% Friday.
Below is a Central Florida county-by-county breakdown of COVID-19 for Oct. 31.
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The Associated Press contributed to this story