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Coronavirus: Florida reports 3,116 new cases Tuesday, 145 deaths

Coronavirus positivity rates have remained low across Florida in recent weeks.
Coronavirus positivity rates have remained low across Florida in recent weeks. (Orlando Sentinel)

Florida reported 3,116 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday along with 145 more residents’ deaths. The positivity rates from yesterday’s testing statewide was 4.22%.

The new case total is a jump from Monday’s 1,736, which were the fewest new cases announced in a day since June 11.

Florida is now up to 668,846 confirmed cases, 12,787 resident deaths and 41,654 hospitalizations attributed to the novel coronavirus since the start of the outbreak, according to the state health department’s dashboard.

At least another 158 nonresidents have died from COVID-19 in the state.

The new deaths confirmed over the past 24 hours include 29 in Miami-Dade County, four in Broward and 17 in Palm Beach County.

The latest numbers come as Miami-Dade and Broward counties officially join Phase 2 of reopening this week, though you won’t notice major differences right away in those counties.

In Monroe County, schools reopened to students on Monday. Broward and Miami-Dade are still discussing their school reopenings, with Broward’s superintendent targeting Oct. 5.

Florida's COVID-19 positivity rates over recent days.
Florida's COVID-19 positivity rates over recent days. (Florida Department of Health)

County by county

MIAMI-DADE

Cases: 164,688 (+389)

Deaths: 2,923 (+29)

Yesterday’s positivity: 4.95%

BROWARD

Cases: 74,689 (+164)

Deaths: 1,288 (+4)

Yesterday’s positivity: 4.05%

MONROE

Cases: 1,787 (unchanged)

Deaths: 20 (unchanged)

Yesterday’s positivity: 3.28%

PALM BEACH

Cases: 44,305 (+166)

Deaths: 1,216 (+3)

Yesterday’s positivity: 4.22%

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

Latest totals

The United States has passed 6.5 million confirmed cases, with over 194,000 deaths from COVID-19, the highest numbers in the world. Over 2.4 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 29.3 million. There have been more than 929,000 deaths worldwide attributed to the pandemic, with over 19.8 million being declared recovered.

Florida’s daily new cases have trended as follows:

  • Tuesday: 3,116
  • Monday: 1,736
  • Sept. 13: 2,431
  • Sept. 12: 3,190
  • Sept. 11: 3,650
  • Sept. 10: 2,583
  • Sept. 9: 2,056
  • Sept. 8: 1,823
  • Sept. 7: 1,838
  • Sept. 6: 2,564
  • Sept. 5: 3,656
  • Sept. 4: 3,198
  • Sept. 3: 3,571
  • Sept. 2: 2,402
  • Sept. 1: 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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