Florida coronavirus: State reports lowest case increase since October – WFLA

TAMPA (WFLA) Florida added 1,700 coronavirus cases Monday to bring the cumulative total to 1,910,921.

Of note, this is the lowest single-day increase reported since Oct. 5, but also the lowest number of tests since that time.

New cases reported(1,910,921 total since start of pandemic):

Percent positive:

The Florida Department of Health said it received 33,559 PCR or antigen lab results from across the state on Sunday. Of those tests, the state says 8.73% were positive.

Percent positive includes people who have been tested multiple times for the virus but a person is only counted once each day, even if multiple results are received for them.

Percent positivity:

The percent positivity for new cases was 6.32% on Sunday.

Percent positivity for new cases is the number of people who test PCR (nose swabs) or antigen-positive for the first time divided by all the people tested that day. That does not include people who already tested positive once and have been re-tested to see if theyre still infected.

New Florida resident fatalities(30,999 total since start of pandemic):

Health officials reported 147 new coronavirus deaths among Florida residents in Mondays report, increasing the total number of Floridians killed during the pandemic to 30,852. The total of non-resident deaths is 557.

The daily report from the health department does not provide the exact date of each death, which means the deaths reported may not be from the past 24 hours. It can sometimes take weeks for fatalities to be logged.

New hospitalizations(79,426 cumulative since pandemic began):

COVID-19 vaccinations administered(3,017,661 total people vaccinated):

Heres a county-by-county breakdown of cases in the Tampa Bay area:

Total Cases:111,550Deaths: 1,504

Total Cases:66,646Deaths: 1,451

Total Cases:27,065Deaths: 742

Total Cases:31,962Deaths: 595

Total Cases:33,426Deaths: 649

Total Cases:57,150Deaths: 1,140

Total Cases:11,310Deaths: 399

Total Cases:7,252Deaths: 304

Total Cases:9,763Deaths: 404

Total Cases:2,794Deaths: 29

For more information on coronavirus in Florida,visit the live DOH Dashboard.

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