82ºF

Coronavirus: Florida reports 1,885 new cases Monday, 68 deaths

Here's the latest on the coronavirus pandemic in Florida
Here's the latest on the coronavirus pandemic in Florida

Florida reported 1,885 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday with 68 more resident deaths and a positivity rate of 5.52% from Sunday’s test results.

The number of new cases is the lowest since 1,758 were announced on June 15.

The state is now up to 623,471 confirmed cases,11,187 resident deaths and 38,495 hospitalizations attributed to the novel coronavirus since the start of the outbreak, according to the Florida Department of Health.

At least 144 non-residents have also died from COVID-19 in Florida, the state’s dashboard says.

The new deaths announced Monday included 34 in Miami-Dade County, one in Broward and two in Palm Beach County.

The statewide positivity rate over the past seven days is 5.79% and the two-week positivity rate is 6.05%.

A look at the percentage of COVID-19 tests that have come back positive in Florida over recent days.
A look at the percentage of COVID-19 tests that have come back positive in Florida over recent days. (Florida Department of Health)

The encouraging trend in positivity rates has led Miami-Dade County to reopen casinos and indoor dining at restaurants, and Broward County to also consider some different measures.

South Florida school districts have said they’ll also consider opening classrooms sooner.

County by county

MIAMI-DADE

Cases: 156,910 (+351)

Deaths: 2,437 (+34)

Yesterday’s positivity: 6.54%

14-day positivity: 8.39%

7-day positivity: 7.52%

BROWARD

Cases: 71,121 (+171)

Deaths: 1,184 (+1)

Yesterday’s positivity: 4.15%

14-day positivity: 5.4%

7-day positivity: 4.96%

MONROE

Cases: 1,734 (+7)

Deaths: 16 (unchanged)

Yesterday’s positivity: 8.70%

14-day positivity: 4.49%

7-day positivity: 4.711%

PALM BEACH

Cases: 41,965 (+100)

Deaths: 1,119 (+2)

Yesterday’s positivity: 3.49%

For more detailed data on every county from the latest Florida Department of Health report, click here.

Latest totals

The United States has passed 5.9 million confirmed cases, with over 183,000 deaths from COVID-19, the highest numbers in the world. Over 2.1 million Americans have been deemed recovered, according to data compiled from various sources by Johns Hopkins University.

Worldwide, the number of COVID-19 cases reported has surpassed 25.2 million. There have been more than 846,000 deaths worldwide attributed to the pandemic, with over 16.6 million being declared recovered.

Florida’s daily new cases have trended as follows:

  • Monday: 1,885
  • Sunday: 2,583
  • Saturday: 3,197
  • Friday: 3,815
  • Thursday: 3,269
  • Wednesday: 3,220
  • Tuesday: 2,673
  • Aug. 24: 2,258
  • Aug. 23: 2,974
  • Aug. 22: 4,311
  • Aug. 21: 4,684
  • Aug. 20: 4,555
  • Aug. 19: 4,115
  • Aug. 18: 3,838
  • Aug. 17: 2,678
  • Aug. 16: 3,779
  • Aug. 15: 6,532
  • Aug. 14: 6,148
  • Aug. 13: 6,236
  • Aug. 12: 8,109
  • Aug. 11: 5,831
  • Aug. 10: 4,155
  • Aug. 9: 6,229
  • Aug. 8: 8,502
  • Aug. 7: 7,686
  • Aug. 6: 7,650
  • Aug. 5: 5,409
  • Aug. 4: 5,446
  • Aug. 3: 4,752
  • Aug. 2: 7,104
  • Aug. 1: 9,642
  • July 31: 9,007
  • July 30: 9,956
  • July 29: 9,446
  • July 28: 9,230
  • July 27: 8,892
  • July 26: 9,344
  • July 25: 12,199
  • July 24: 12,444
  • July 23: 10,249
  • July 22: 9,785
  • July 21: 9,440
  • July 20: 10,347
  • July 19: 12,478
  • July 18: 10,328
  • July 17: 11,466
  • July 16: 13,965
  • July 15: 10,181
  • July 14: 9,194
  • July 13: 12,624
  • July 12: 15,300
  • July 11: 10,360
  • July 10: 11,433
  • July 9: 8,935
  • July 8: 9,989
  • July 7: 7,347
  • July 6: 6,336
  • July 5: 10,059
  • July 4: 11,458
  • July 3: 9,488
  • July 2: 10,109
  • July 1: 6,563
  • June 30: 6,093
  • June 29: 5,266
  • June 28: 8,530
  • June 27: 9,585
  • June 26: 8,942
  • June 25: 5,004
  • June 24: 5,511
  • June 23: 3,289
  • June 22: 2,926
  • June 21: 3,494
  • June 20: 4,049
  • June 19: 3,822
  • June 18: 3,207
  • June 17: 2,610
  • June 16: 2,783
  • June 15: 1,758
  • June 14: 2,016
  • June 13: 2,581
  • June 12: 1,902
  • June 11: 1,698
  • June 10: 1,371
  • June 9: 1,096

Related links


About the Authors: