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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. (Florida Department of Health)

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