The Florida Department of Health announced 6,017 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Saturday. This has exceeded 6,000 cases for three consecutive days, the highest number since early March. The state also announced 67 new deaths. Of those who died, 66 were residents.
The state has recorded a total of 2,077,032 cases of coronavirus and 34,306 deaths. Of the deaths, 33,652 were resident and 654 were non-resident.
On Saturday, the state reported the results of 93,055 inhabitants tested on Good Friday — about 11,000 less than Thursday. The state positive rate for first-time testers increased from 6.1% to 6.31%.
COVID-19 in South Florida
▪ ▪ Miami Dade County 1,412 new cases and 10 deaths were reported, bringing the total pandemic to 449,891 cases and 5,900 deaths.
The positive rate decreased from 6.8% to 6.78%. As of Friday’s Miami-Dade New Normal Report, the 14-day average was 6.31%.
▪ ▪ Broward County 783 and 14 deaths were added, bringing the total to 217,060 and 2,699 deaths.
The positive rate increased from 6.76% to 7.16%.
▪ ▪ Palm Beach County 433 new cases and 2 new deaths were reported, with a cumulative total of 132,961 cases and 2,661 deaths.
The positive rate increased from 4.97% to 6.57%.
▪ ▪ Monroe County Twenty-nine new cases were added and there were no new deaths. The total number of key pandemics is 6,504 cases and 49 deaths.
The positive rate increased from 6.63% to 8> 62%.
Florida COVID-19 hospitalized
Florida Medical Department Patients hospitalized throughout the state In “Primary diagnosis of COVID”. The data, updated at least hourly, does not distinguish between the number of COVID-19 patients in the hospital intensive care unit and the number of patients in the emergency room that does not require much attention from the nurse.
Government officials will take advantage of their current hospitalization to determine the next steps to fight the pandemic.
As of 1:30 pm on Saturday, authorities said 2,894 people had been hospitalized. Of these, there were 538 in Miami-Dade. Broward, 450; Palm Beach, 178; and Monroe, 3, the agency said.
This report will be updated.