Coronavirus cases in Florida reached 1,844,627 on Wednesday after reporting 7,342 new positives and 157 additional deaths of residents in the state, the Health Department reported.
In total, the results of 134,136 tests were reported with a positivity rate of 6.42%, which has remained below 10% for 19 consecutive days.
In the last seven days, 46,347 new cases have been reported: 7,342 on Wednesday, 6,297 on Tuesday, 3,615 on Monday, 5,436 on Sunday, 7,515 on Saturday, 7,617 on Friday and 8,525 on Thursday. The average number of positives to COVID-19 in the last week is 6,621 per day.
Miami-Dade has so far had 397,226 positives and Broward 186,831. The two counties have the highest number of infected people in the state, where 29,311 residents have already died from COVID-19. Another 513 non-state residents have died in Florida, for a grand total of 29,824.
In Miami-Dade, 5,229 people have died from COVID-19, 2,283 in Broward, 2,362 in Palm Beach and 44 in Monroe.
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In addition, Palm Beach County has had 115,794 positive cases, while Monroe accumulates 5,626. In the state, a total of 76,825 people have been hospitalized since the start of the pandemic.
In the center of the state, Orange County has 110,518 cases and Hillsborough has 107,513 confirmed COVID-19 cases. In the Southwest, Lee County has 56,006 positives and Collier County 29,347.
As of Wednesday, 2,487,055 people in the state have been vaccinated, of which 1,181,166 have already completed the two doses, according to the Florida Department of Health.