Coronavirus cases in Florida reached 1,517,472 on Wednesday after reporting 13,990 new positives and 169 additional deaths of residents in the state, the Department of Health reported.
In total, the results of 157,923 tests were reported with a positivity rate of 10.17 percent, which has remained above 10% for 14 consecutive days.
In the last seven days, 107,306 new cases have been reported: 13,990 on Wednesday, 14,896 on Tuesday, 11,576 on Monday, 12,313 on Sunday, 15,455 on Saturday, 19,530 on Friday, and 19,816 on Thursday. The average number of positives to COVID-19 for the last week is 15,329 per day.
Miami-Dade has so far had 334,217 positives and Broward 153,715. The two counties have the highest number of infected people in the state, where 23,396 residents have already died from COVID-19. Another 363 nonresident people in the state have died in Florida, for a grand total of 23,759.
In Miami-Dade, 4,472 people have died from COVID-19 and in Broward 1,943.
In addition, Palm Beach County has had 93,994 positive cases, while Monroe accumulates 4,787. A total of 66,634 people have been hospitalized since the start of the pandemic.
In the central state, Orange County has 89,701 cases and Hillsborough has 89,043 confirmed cases of COVID-19. In the Southwest, Lee County has 46,551 positives and Collier County 25,046.
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On the vaccination process in Florida, this Sunday it was reported that the number of people vaccinated against the coronavirus in the state amounted to 519,917 people, of which 38,409 have already received the two doses.