The Florida Department of Heath reported 7,104 new COVID-19 cases and 62 additional deaths Sunday.
The reported cases were the lowest since July 6 (6,336). The 62 verified deaths broke a stretch of five consecutive days of at least 100 and were the lowest reported since July 13 (35).
As a result, the state’s seven-day average for reported deaths declined to 175.71 Sunday.
Sunday marked the eighth straight day the state reported fewer than 10,000 new cases, the first time that’s happened since June 24-July 1.
Florida has counted a total of 487,132 cases since the pandemic began.
The number of Florida residents hospitalized with COVID-19 increased to 27,150 since the pandemic began. The Department of Health notes the total figure is cumulative and does not reflect the number of COVID-19 patients currently in hospitals.
Here’s a breakdown of the latest numbers in Florida:
- Total cases: 487,132
- Deaths of Florida residents: 7,084
- Hospitalizations: 27,150
- Total tests: 3,726,562
- Positive: 487,132
- Negative: 3,233,865
- % positive: 13.07%
- Inconclusive: 5,565
- Awaiting testing: 3,394
Deaths in long-term care facilities
- Total: 3,045
Top 5 cities with confirmed cases
- Miami: 75,892
- Orlando: 22,436
- Jacksonville: 19,969
- Tampa: 18,198
- Hialeah: 18,111
View yesterday’s report.
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