Health officials report over 4,000 new COVID-19 cases in Florida

302,213 people in Florida have caught the virus through contact with a known case

A health care worker administers a COVID-19 test at a site sponsored by Community Heath of South Florida in Homestead. (AP photo by Lynne Sladky)

The Florida Department of Health released new data Sunday, showing that an additional 4,000 people have now tested positive for the coronavirus.

Below is a breakdown of the most recent data provided by the Florida Department of Health.

[SEE YESTERDAY’S REPORT: Florida Department of Health reports 2,331 new COVID-19 cases, 41 deaths]


Cases

The Florida Department of Health reported 4,865 new cases on Sunday, bringing the state’s overall total to 807,412 cases since March.

Deaths

The Florida Department of Health on Sunday reported 29 people have recently died from COVID-19. As of Sunday’s coronavirus report, a total of 16,997 deaths across the state have been related to the coronavirus, a number that includes 208 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.

Hospitalizations

Currently, there are 2,356 people with the virus hospitalized in Florida, according to the state Agency for Health Care Administration.

The state reported 66 new hospitalizations on Sunday, meaning the state has seen a total of 49,404 patients admitted to a hospital since March in relation to COVID-19.

Positivity Rate

The percent of positive results ranged from 3.66% to 6.73% over the past two weeks and was 4.32% Saturday.


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Below is a Central Florida county-by-county breakdown of COVID-19 for Nov. 1.

CountyCasesNew CasesHospitalizationsNew HospitalizationsDeathsNew Deaths
Brevard11,780371,02903750
Flagler2,181241710390
Lake8,7294973212270
Marion10,977511,07003502
Orange46,7252911,600-15600
Osceola14,3809383242071
Polk23,3061422,46746230
Seminole10,4705975422410
Sumter2,960152900860
Volusia13,0088197113220

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