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Coronavirus: Florida reports 2,628 new cases Thursday, 127 deaths

Yesterday’s positivity rate at 4.65%

Florida has recently begun reporting coronavirus cases at schools and colleges.
Florida has recently begun reporting coronavirus cases at schools and colleges.

Florida reported 2,628 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, along with 127 more residents’ deaths.

The state is now up to 709,144 confirmed cases, 14,444 resident deaths and 171 non-resident deaths from COVID-19 that occurred here, according to the health department’s dashboard. At least 44,320 hospitalizations have been attributed to the novel coronavirus since the start of the outbreak.

The statewide positivity rate from yesterday’s testing was 4.65%, according to the health department. The 14-day average is 4.6% and the 7-day is 4.46%.

Newly confirmed deaths over the past 24 hours include 10 in Broward County, four in Miami-Dade County and 14 in Palm Beach County.

Florida’s health department has also just started releasing data on COVID-19 infections at Florida schools.

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

County by county

MIAMI-DADE

Cases: 170,882 (+482)

Deaths: 3,284 (+4)

Yesterday’s positivity: 5.43%

14-day positivity: 4.59%

7-day positivity: 4.79%

BROWARD

Cases: 77,433 (+213)

Deaths: 1,406 (+10)

Yesterday’s positivity: 4.16%

14-day positivity: 3.1%

7-day positivity: 2.9%

MONROE

Cases: 1,855 (+8)

Deaths: 22 (unchanged)

Yesterday’s positivity: 2.49%

14-day positivity: 2.9%

7-day positivity: 3.17%

PALM BEACH

Cases: 46,698 (+146)

Deaths: 1,383 (+14)

Yesterday’s positivity: 4.26%

Latest totals

The United States has passed 7.2 million confirmed cases, with over 206,000 deaths from COVID-19, the highest numbers in the world. Over 2.8 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 34 million. There have been more than 1 million deaths worldwide attributed to the pandemic, with over 23.6 million being declared recovered.

Florida’s daily new cases have trended as follows:

  • Thursday: 2,628
  • Wednesday: 1,948
  • Tuesday: 3,266
  • Monday: 738
  • Sept. 27: 1,882
  • Sept. 26: 2,795
  • Sept. 25: 2,847
  • Sept. 24: 2,541
  • Sept. 23: 2,590
  • Sept. 22: 2,470
  • Sept. 21: 1,685
  • Sept. 20: 2,521
  • Sept. 19: 3,573
  • Sept. 18: 3,204
  • Sept. 17: 3,255
  • Sept. 16: 2,355
  • Sept. 15: 3,116
  • Sept. 14: 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

Coronavirus cases in Florida schools

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