Florida reports 6,500 new coronavirus cases on Sunday

61 resident deaths reported in Sunshine State

Florida nears 1 million coronavirus cases
Florida nears 1 million coronavirus cases

ORLANDO, Fla. – Florida health officials on Sunday reported 6,586 new COVID-19 cases, along with 61 more resident deaths.

Florida is now up to 938,414 total confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 17,991 resident deaths since the start of the outbreak in March, according to the health department’s dashboard.

The state has also now reported 223 non-resident deaths that occurred in Florida, bringing the total death count to 18,214.

Last week in Florida, there were 56,732 new COVID-19 cases. There were 1,453 hospitalizations and 448 deaths last week in Florida, according to data released by the state.

Below is information provided by the Florida Department of Health for Sunday, Nov. 22.

Cases

The Florida Department of Health reported 6,586 new cases on Sunday, bringing the state’s overall total to 938,414 cases since March.

Deaths

The Florida Department of Health on Sunday reported 61 people have recently died from COVID-19. As of Sunday’s coronavirus report, a total of 18,214 deaths across the state have been related to the coronavirus, a number that includes 223 non-resident deaths in Florida. The state initially reported 222 deaths but later adjusted its dashboard to reflect 223.

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

In total, 53,403 people have been hospitalized in Florida after complications from the coronavirus.

Positivity Rate

The percent of positive results ranged from 6.60% to 10.03% over the past two weeks and was 6.60% Saturday.

CountyTotal CasesTotal HospitalizationsTotal Deaths
Brevard14,5641,153428
Flagler2,56118541
Lake10,084802244
Marion12,4011,148374
Orange54,6361,749625
Osceola17,137924236
Polk26,3522,757663
Seminole12,161802266
Sumter3,29231292
Volusia15,0931,056357

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