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Coronavirus: Florida reports 3,198 new cases Friday, 100 resident deaths

Statewide positivity rate of 5.10% on yesterday’s tests

The United States has passed 6.1 million COVID-19 infections, but positivity rates have been lowering.
The United States has passed 6.1 million COVID-19 infections, but positivity rates have been lowering. (Copyright 2020 The Associated Press. All rights reserved)

Florida reported 3,198 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday along with 100 more resident deaths.

The state is now up to 640,211 confirmed cases, 11,750 resident deaths and 39,667 hospitalizations attributed to the novel coronavirus since the start of the outbreak, according to the state health department’s dashboard.

At least another 153 nonresidents have died from COVID-19 in Florida.

The new deaths announced Friday include 32 in Miami-Dade County, six in Broward and 10 in Palm Beach County.

The statewide positivity rate from yesterday’s tests was 5.10%, continuing a trend of encouraging numbers in that category.

A look at Florida's COVID-19 positivity rate over recent days.
A look at Florida's COVID-19 positivity rate over recent days. (Florida Department of Health)

County by county

MIAMI-DADE

Cases: 160,469 (+491)

Deaths: 2,632 (+32)

Yesterday’s positivity: 5.92%

BROWARD

Cases: 72,880 (+246)

Deaths: 1,212 (+6)

Yesterday’s positivity: 4.29%

MONROE

Cases: 1,754 (+1)

Deaths: 16 (unchanged)

Yesterday’s positivity: 4.30%

PALM BEACH

Cases: 42,762 (+119)

Deaths: 1,160 (+10)

Yesterday’s positivity: 3.60%

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 186,000 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 26.3 million. There have been more than 869,000 deaths worldwide attributed to the pandemic, with over 17.5 million being declared recovered.

Florida’s daily new cases have trended as follows:

  • Friday: 3,198
  • 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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