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Coronavirus: 1,844 new cases confirmed in Florida Sunday, including 43 resident deaths

Rublas Ruiz poses for a photograph outside of Kendall Regional Medical Hospital where he works as a nurse in the hospital's intensive care unit, Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2020, in Miami. While other nurses rotate in and out of the COVID-19 ICU unit to limit their exposure to the deadly virus, Ruiz has asked to stay permanently. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
Rublas Ruiz poses for a photograph outside of Kendall Regional Medical Hospital where he works as a nurse in the hospital's intensive care unit, Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2020, in Miami. While other nurses rotate in and out of the COVID-19 ICU unit to limit their exposure to the deadly virus, Ruiz has asked to stay permanently. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky) (Copyright 2020 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.)

Florida reported 1,844 new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday, along with 43 more residents’ deaths.

The state is now up to 716,459 confirmed cases, 14,671 resident deaths and 174 non-resident deaths from COVID-19 that occurred here, according to the health department’s dashboard. At least 44,709 hospitalizations have been attributed to the novel coronavirus since the start of the outbreak.

Newly confirmed deaths over the past 24 hours include 20 in Miami-Dade County, five in Broward County and five in Palm Beach County.

The statewide positivity rate from yesterday’s testing was 3.74%, according to the health department. The 14-day average is 4.52% and the 7-day is 4.43%.

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. (WPLG)

County by county

MIAMI-DADE

Cases: 172,205 (+814)

Deaths: 3,334 (+20)

Yesterday’s positivity: 4.60%

BROWARD

Cases: 77,934 (+169)

Deaths: 1,420 (+5)

Yesterday’s positivity: 3.74%

MONROE

Cases: 1,856 1,869 (+13)

Deaths: 22 (unchanged)

Yesterday’s positivity: 6.11%

PALM BEACH

Cases: 47,079 (+246)

Deaths: 1,394 (+5)

Yesterday’s positivity: 3.22%

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

Latest totals

The United States has passed 7.3 million confirmed cases, with over 209,000 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 34.9 million. There have been more than 1 million deaths worldwide attributed to the pandemic, with over 24.3 million being declared recovered.

Florida’s daily new cases have trended as follows:

  • Sunday: 1,844
  • Saturday: 2,811
  • Friday: 2,660
  • 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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