Coronavirus cases in Florida reached 1,849,744 on Friday after 6,683 new positives and 218 additional deaths were reported to pass the 30,000 barrier since the pandemic began, the Department of Health reported.
In total, the results of 134,869 tests were reported with a positivity rate of 5.85%, the lowest in the last week. They are already more than 20 days below 10%.
In the last seven days, 42,005 new cases have been reported: 6,683 on Friday, 5,117 on Thursday, 7,342 on Wednesday, 6,297 on Tuesday, 3,615 on Monday, 5,436 on Sunday, and 7,515 on Saturday. The average number of COVID-19 positives in the past week is 6,001 per day.
Miami-Dade has so far had 399,593 positives and Broward 188,216. The two counties have the highest number of infected people in the state, where 29,692 residents have already died from COVID-19. Another 522 nonresidents of the state have died in Florida, for a grand total of 30,214.
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In Miami-Dade, 5,270 people have died from COVID-19, 2,310 in Broward, 2,394 in Palm Beach and 44 in Monroe.
In addition, Palm Beach County has had 116,685 positive cases, while Monroe accumulates 5,657. In the state, a total of 77,408 people have been hospitalized since the start of the pandemic.
In the center of the state, Orange County has 111,178 cases and Hillsborough has 108,218 confirmed cases of COVID-19. In the Southwest, Lee County has 56,277 positives and Collier County 29,560.
As of Friday, 2,617,774 people in the state have been vaccinated, of which 1,294,225 have already completed the two doses, according to the Florida Department of Health.