The Florida Department of Health’s COVID-19 dashboard reported 2,564 new cases and 34 new deaths. The latter number put the state’s pandemic death toll at 12,001.
The number of cases on Sunday breaks the three-day run back over 3,000 cases, despite being the same as last Sunday’s total of 2,583. Due to the differences in data collection and entry, cases tended to be lower on Sunday during the pandemic.
The state’s average daily positive test rate for the last seven reported days is 5.66%, a difference between whispers and 5.71% for the last seven days.
South Florida counties
▪ Miami-Dade added 345 cases and five deaths, bringing the total number of pandemics to 1
The same average over the past seven days was 7.87%.
▪ Broward reported no deaths, only 181 more cases. The county had 73,293 COVID-19 cases during the pandemic and 1,215 deaths. The positive test rate on Saturday is 3.86%, the lowest in weeks. The average daily positive test rate dropped from 4.94% to 4.50% and to 4.30% using the state number for Tuesday outside of the quest dump.
▪ There were 162 more positive tests and four deaths in Palm Beach. The total number of cases rose to 43,067 and the death toll rose to 1,166. The average daily positive rate dropped nearly a whole percent, 4.72% to 3.79% and 3.66% using the government estimate of the quest dump effect.
▪ There were six other cases in Monroe County (1,764) and no more deaths (16).
Current hospital stays
3,163 people with a primary diagnosis of COVID-19 will be hospitalized, a reduction of 81 from the 11:30 a.m. count on Saturday, according to the state agency for the administration of health, updated at 11:45 a.m. on Sunday.
There were reductions in three counties in South Florida: Miami-Dade by 33 to 547; Broward at 14-350; Palm Beach at three to 175. Monroe County stayed the same at two.
The state reported that an additional 20,947 people were tested, bringing the total to 4,791,823. Of these people tested, 13.5% tested positive.