Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis takes credit for dip in COVID-19 hospitalizations

Gov. Ron DeSantis said Wednesday that his promotion of monoclonal antibody treatment has played a role in a dip in people being hospitalized because of COVID-19.

Appearing at a news conference in Fort Myers, DeSantis said the “vast majority” of people who have received the treatment at state-supported centers would not have known about its availability or had easy access to it before he started touting the treatment.

“Had we not done this, how many people would have ended up getting worse with no treatment?…