COVID-19: Florida reports 10,000 new cases, 184 hospitalizations

Positivity rate for previous 2 weeks was 12.43%

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ORLANDO, Fla. – The Florida Department of Health released new coronavirus data Sunday. According to health officials over 10,000 new cases of COVID-19 were reported in Florida.

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Below is a breakdown of Florida COVID-19 data reported by the state on Jan. 3:


The Florida Department of Health reported 10,603 new cases on Sunday, bringing the state’s overall total to 1,365,436 cases since March.


Florida reported 100 new virus deaths Sunday. This means at least 22,310 people have died in relation to the coronavirus across the state, including 323 non-residents who died in Florida.


As of Sunday afternoon, there are currently 6,966 people with the virus hospitalized in Florida, according to the state Agency for Health Care Administration.

Since March, 63,332 people have been hospitalized in Florida after complications from the coronavirus. That number includes the 184 people who have been recently hospitalized due to the virus, according to the health department’s daily report.

Positivity rate

The percent of positive results ranged from 7.98% to 23.06% over the past two weeks and was 12.43% Saturday.


The Florida Department of Health recently began releasing a daily report on COVID-19 vaccines administered throughout the state. As of Sunday, 255,808 people have been vaccinated in Florida.

See COVID-19 data for the Central Florida region below:

CountyCasesNew casesHospitalizationsNew hospitalizationsDeathsNew deaths

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