Florida reports 5,117 new COVID-19 cases as state nears 30K deaths from virus

63 more resident deaths reported Thursday

Florida’s health department confirmed 5,117 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday and an additional 163 resident deaths as a result of the novel coronavirus, inching closer to 30,000 fatalities in the state.

The state has now verified 1,849,744 COVID-19 cases since the outbreak began and 29,474 resident deaths, according to health department data.

Another 516 non-residents have died in Florida from COVID-19, bringing the total fatalities in the state just 10 shy of 30,000.

There have also been at least 77,124 resident hospitalizations attributed to the virus in the state since the start of the outbreak.

Deaths verified in the past day include 13 in Miami-Dade County, 14 in Broward County and 21 in Palm Beach County.

Florida has also now verified at least 416 cases of the COVID-19 variant that emerged from the United Kingdom and is believed to be a more contagious strain. That’s the highest number for any state in the country, according to the CDC.

[ INFO ON VACCINES: Miami-Dade County | Broward County ]

At least 2,551,882 people have been vaccinated in Florida, with 1,232,083 people in the state getting both shots that are needed. Miami-Dade has had 250,504 people vaccinated, Broward has had 216,801 and Monroe 10,377, according to the latest numbers posted by the state.

The statewide positivity rate for yesterday’s testing was 6.40%.

A look at the statewide positivity rate for new COVID-19 cases across Florida over the past two weeks. (Florida Department of Health)

County by county

MIAMI-DADE

Cases: 398,043 (+817)

Deaths: 5,242 (+13)

Yesterday’s positivity: 6.01%

BROWARD

Cases: 187,432 (+601)

Deaths: 2,297 (+14)

Yesterday’s positivity: 6.58%

MONROE

Cases: 5,633 (+7)

Deaths: 44 (unchanged)

Yesterday’s positivity: 2.43%

PALM BEACH

Cases: 116,209 (+415)

Deaths: 2,383 (+21)

Yesterday’s positivity: 6.22%

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

Latest totals

Worldwide, the number of COVID-19 cases reported is more than 110.1 million. There have been more than 2.4 million deaths worldwide attributed to the pandemic, according to data compiled from various sources by Johns Hopkins University.

The United States has confirmed over 27.8 million cases and has had more than 491,000 deaths from COVID-19, the highest totals in the world.

Florida’s daily new cases reported have trended as follows:

  • Feb. 18: 5,117
  • Feb. 17: 7,342
  • Feb. 16: 6,297
  • Feb. 15: 3,615
  • Feb. 14: 5,436
  • Feb. 13: 7,515
  • Feb. 12: 7,617
  • Feb. 11: 8,525
  • Feb. 10: 7,537
  • Feb. 9: 7,023
  • Feb. 8: 5,737
  • Feb. 7: 6,624
  • Feb. 6: 7,468
  • Feb. 5: 11,543
  • Feb. 4: 7,711
  • Feb. 3: 6,979
  • Feb. 2: 10,533
  • Feb. 1: 5,730
  • Jan. 31: 7,788
  • Jan. 30: 15,019
  • Jan. 29: 10,976
  • Jan. 28: 11,423
  • Jan. 27: 8,408
  • Jan. 26: 9,594
  • Jan. 25: 8,720
  • Jan. 24: 9,535
  • Jan. 23: 12,311
  • Jan. 22: 13,719
  • Jan. 21: 12,873
  • Jan. 20: 11,914
  • Jan. 19: 9,816
  • Jan. 18: 8,002
  • Jan. 17: 11,093
  • Jan. 16: 12,119
  • Jan. 15: 16,875
  • Jan. 14: 13,720
  • Jan. 13: 13,990
  • Jan. 12: 14,896
  • Jan. 11: 11,576
  • Jan. 10: 12,313
  • Jan. 9: 15,445
  • Jan. 8: 19,530
  • Jan. 7: 19,816
  • Jan. 6: 17,783
  • Jan. 5: 15,431
  • Jan. 4: 11,256
  • Jan. 3: 10,603
  • Jan. 2: 31,518* (includes cases from Jan. 1)
  • Jan. 1: State provided no updated information
  • Dec. 31: 17,192
  • Dec. 30: 13,871
  • Dec. 29: 12,075
  • Dec. 28: 8,198
  • Dec. 27: 7,391
  • Dec. 26: 17,042* (includes cases from Dec. 25)
  • Dec. 25: State provided no updated information
  • Dec. 24: 13,147
  • Dec. 23: 11,384
  • Dec. 22: 10,434
  • Dec. 21: 11,015
  • Dec. 20: 8,401
  • Dec. 19: 11,682
  • Dec. 18: 13,000
  • Dec. 17: 13,148
  • Dec. 16: 11,541
  • Dec. 15: 9,411
  • Dec. 14: 8,452
  • Dec. 13: 8,958
  • Dec. 12: 10,577
  • Dec. 11: 11,699
  • Dec. 10: 11,335
  • Dec. 9: 9,592
  • Dec. 8: 7,985
  • Dec. 7: 7,711
  • Dec. 6: 8,436
  • Dec. 5: 10,431
  • Dec. 4: 10,177
  • Dec. 3: 10,870
  • Dec. 2: 9,994
  • Dec. 1: 8,847
  • Nov. 30: 6,658
  • Nov. 29: 7,363
  • Nov. 28: 6,277
  • Nov. 27: 17,344* (includes cases from Nov. 26)
  • Nov. 26: State provided no updated information
  • Nov. 25: 8,376
  • Nov. 24: 8,555
  • Nov. 23: 6,331
  • Nov. 22: 6,586
  • Nov. 21: 8,410
  • Nov. 20: 9,085
  • Nov. 19: 9,085
  • Nov. 18: 7,925
  • Nov. 17: 7,459
  • Nov. 16: 4,663
  • Nov. 15: 10,105
  • Nov. 14: 4,544
  • Nov. 13: 6,933
  • Nov. 12: 5,607
  • Nov. 11: 5,838
  • Nov. 10: 4,353
  • Nov. 9: 3,924
  • Nov. 8: 6,820
  • Nov. 7: 4,452
  • Nov. 6: 5,245
  • Nov. 5: 6,257
  • Nov. 4: 4,423
  • Nov. 3: 4,637
  • Nov. 2: 4,651
  • Nov. 1: 4,865
  • Oct. 31: 2,331
  • Oct. 30: 5,592
  • Oct. 29: 4,198
  • Oct. 28: 4,115
  • Oct. 27: 4,298
  • Oct. 26: 3,377
  • Oct. 25: 2,385
  • Oct. 24: 4,471
  • Oct. 23: 3,689
  • Oct. 22: 5,557
  • Oct. 21: 2,145
  • Oct. 20: 3,662
  • Oct. 19: 1,707
  • Oct. 18: 2,539
  • Oct. 17: 4,044
  • Oct. 16: 3,449
  • Oct. 15: 3,356
  • Oct. 14: 2,883
  • Oct. 13: 2,725
  • Oct. 12: 1,533
  • Oct. 11: 5,570* (includes a data backlog)
  • Oct. 10: State provided no updated information
  • Oct. 9: 2,908
  • Oct. 8: 3,306
  • Oct. 7: 2,582
  • Oct. 6: 2,251
  • Oct. 5: 1,415
  • Oct. 4: 1,844
  • Oct. 3: 2,811
  • Oct. 2: 2,660
  • Oct. 1: 2,628
  • Sept. 30: 1,948
  • Sept. 29: 3,266
  • Sept. 28: 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

Find a COVID-19 testing site near you

Hospital bed capacity and availability

Coronavirus cases in Florida schools

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