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Coronavirus: Florida adds 3,571 COVID-19 cases Thursday and 149 deaths

Florida's daily coronavirus data has normalized after a dump of test results skewed the daily numbers earlier in the week.
Florida's daily coronavirus data has normalized after a dump of test results skewed the daily numbers earlier in the week.

Florida reported 3,571 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday along with 149 more resident deaths.

The state is now up to 637,013 confirmed cases, 11,650 resident deaths and 39,428 hospitalizations attributed to the novel coronavirus since the start of the outbreak, according to the state health department’s dashboard.

At least another 150 nonresidents have died from COVID-19 in Florida.

The new deaths announced Thursday include 46 in Miami-Dade County, nine in Broward and 16 in Palm Beach County.

Florida’s positivity rate was at 6.23% on tests processed yesterday.

Positivity percentage for COVID-19 tests in Florida over recent days. (Florida Department of Health)

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