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Florida reports 6,017 more COVID-19 cases Saturday, 66 resident deaths

Florida reports over 6,000 new COVID-19 cases Saturday
Florida reports over 6,000 new COVID-19 cases Saturday

Florida health officials confirmed 6,017 new COVID-19 cases Saturday and 66 more resident deaths as a result of the virus.

The state has now verified 2,077,032 COVID-19 cases since the outbreak began and 33,652 resident deaths, according to the latest health department data.

Another 654 non-residents have died in Florida from COVID-19.

Coronavirus-related deaths reported in the past day include 10 in Miami-Dade County, 14 in Broward County and two in Palm Beach County.

There have been 85,678 resident hospitalizations attributed to the novel coronavirus in the state.

Dozens more cases of people infected with COVID-19 variants have been detected in Florida this week, according to the CDC. As of Friday, the state had verified 2,351 cases of the U.K. (B.1.1.7) strain, 55 cases of the Brazilian (P.1) variant and 16 cases of the South African (B.1.351) strain.

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At least 6,208,000 people have received vaccines in Florida, with 3,597,072 people in the state fully vaccinated.

Miami-Dade has had 779,987 people receive shots, Broward has had 549,506, Monroe 24,857 and Palm Beach County 454,669, according to the latest numbers posted by the state.

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The statewide positivity rate for yesterday’s testing was 6.31%.

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

County by county

MIAMI-DADE

Cases: 449,891 (+1,412)

Deaths: 5,900 (+10)

Yesterday’s positivity: 6.78%

BROWARD

Cases: 217,060 (+783)

Deaths: 2,699 (+14)

Yesterday’s positivity: 7.16%

MONROE

Cases: 6,504 (+29)

Deaths: 49 (unchanged)

Yesterday’s positivity: 8.62%

PALM BEACH

Cases: 132,961 (+433)

Deaths: 2,661 (+2)

Yesterday’s positivity: 6.57%

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 130.5 million. There have been more than 2.8 million deaths worldwide attributed to the pandemic, according to data compiled from various sources by Johns Hopkins University.

The United States has confirmed over 30.6 million cases and has had more than 554,000 deaths from COVID-19, the highest totals in the world.

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

  • April 3: 6,017
  • April 2: 6,490
  • April 1: 6,790
  • March 31: 5,294
  • March 30: 5,062
  • March 29: 3,374
  • March 28: 4,943
  • March 27: 5,883
  • March 26: 5,750
  • March 25: 5,773
  • March 24: 5,143
  • March 23: 5,302
  • March 22: 2,862
  • March 21: 3,987
  • March 20: 5,105
  • 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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About the Author:

David Dwork joined the WPLG Local 10 News team in August 2019. Born and raised in Miami-Dade County, David has covered South Florida sports since 2007.