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Florida nears 2 million total COVID-19 cases after adding 5,140 cases Friday

53 new deaths reported in state

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Coronavirus. (CDC via AP, File)

Florida’s health department confirmed 5,140 new COVID-19 cases Friday and 53 state resident deaths as a result of the virus.

The state has now verified 1,999,257 COVID-19 cases since the outbreak began and 32,651 resident deaths, according to the latest health department data.

Another 622 non-residents have died in Florida from COVID-19, putting the state over 33,000 deaths total.

Coronavirus-related deaths reported in the past day include six in Miami-Dade County, eight in Broward County and one in Palm Beach County.

There have been 83,189 resident hospitalizations attributed to the novel coronavirus in the state.

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At least 4,710,033people have received vaccines in Florida, with 2,617,095 people in the state fully vaccinated.

Miami-Dade has had 593,462 people receive shots, Broward has had 413,469, Monroe 18,245 and Palm Beach County 365,992, according to the latest numbers posted by the state.

According to the CDC, over 900 cases of COVID-19 variants have been verified in Florida, most of any state. That includes at least 882 cases of the U.K. variant, 21 of the Brazilian variant and nine cases of the variant initially identified in South Africa.

The statewide positivity rate for yesterday’s testing was 5.02%.

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: 432,177 (+1,235)

Deaths: 5,716 (+6)

Yesterday’s positivity: 5.84%

BROWARD

Cases: 206,889 (+704)

Deaths: 2,580 (+8)

Yesterday’s positivity: 5.49%

MONROE

Cases: 6,191 (+10)

Deaths: 48 (unchanged)

Yesterday’s positivity: 2.73%

PALM BEACH

Cases: 127,491 (+380)

Deaths: 2,595 (+1)

Yesterday’s positivity: 4.82%

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 over 122 million. There have been more than 2.6 million deaths worldwide attributed to the pandemic, according to data compiled from various sources by Johns Hopkins University.

The United States has confirmed over 29.7 million cases and has had more than 540,000 deaths from COVID-19, the highest totals in the world.

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

  • March 19: 5,140
  • March 18: 5,093
  • March 17: 4,599
  • March 16: 4,791
  • March 15: 2,826
  • March 14: 3,699
  • March 13: 5,244
  • March 12: 5,214
  • March 11: 5,065
  • March 10: 4,853
  • March 9: 4,426
  • March 8: 3,312
  • March 7: 4,098
  • March 6: 4,690
  • March 5: 5,975
  • March 4: 6,118
  • March 3: 6,014
  • March 2: 7,179
  • March 1: 1,700
  • Feb. 28: 5,539
  • Feb. 27: 5,459
  • Feb. 26: 5,922
  • Feb. 25: 6,640
  • Feb. 24: 7,128
  • Feb. 23: 5,610
  • Feb. 22: 4,151
  • Feb. 21: 5,065
  • Feb. 20: 7,280
  • Feb. 19: 6,683
  • 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

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