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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)

County by county

MIAMI-DADE

Cases: 159,978 (+578)

Deaths: 2,600 (+46)

Yesterday’s positivity: 7.35%

BROWARD

Cases: 72,634 (+263)

Deaths: 1,206 (+9)

Yesterday’s positivity: 4.72%

MONROE

Cases: 1,753 (+6)

Deaths: 16 (unchanged)

Yesterday’s positivity: 4.08%

PALM BEACH

Cases: 42,643 (+125)

Deaths: 1,150 (+16)

Yesterday’s positivity: 4.37%

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

Latest totals

The United States has passed 6.1 million confirmed cases, with over 185,000 deaths from COVID-19, the highest numbers in the world. Over 2.2 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 26 million. There have been more than 863,000 deaths worldwide attributed to the pandemic, with over 17.3 million being declared recovered.

Florida’s daily new cases have trended as follows:

  • Thursday: 3,571
  • Wednesday: 2,402
  • Tuesday: 7,569* (includes a data backlog)
  • Aug. 31: 1,885
  • Aug. 30: 2,583
  • Aug. 29: 3,197
  • Aug. 28: 3,815
  • Aug. 27: 3,269
  • Aug. 26: 3,220
  • Aug. 25: 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* (includes a data backlog)
  • 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

List of cases by city in South Florida

Hospital bed capacity and availability

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About the Author:

David Selig is the Digital Executive Producer at WPLG, overseeing Local10.com.