C. A. Bridges
| Sarasota Herald-Tribune
The Florida Department of Health reported 19,816 new COVID-19 cases and 164 newly verified deaths Thursday.
The cumulative number of Florida cases is now 1,429,722 and the reported death toll for state residents since the pandemic began is 22,481.
The number of Florida residents hospitalized with COVID-19 is 64,704 since the pandemic began. The Department of Health notes the total figure is cumulative and does not reflect the number of COVID-19 patients currently in hospitals.
Here’s a breakdown of the latest numbers in Florida:
Florida COVID overview
- Total cases: 1,429,722
- Deaths of Florida residents: 22,481
- Hospitalizations: 64,704
- Total Florida residents tested: 1,404,374
- Florida residents tested yesterday: 193,251
- Daily positivity rate for new cases: 11.58%
Deaths in long-term care facilities
- Total: 8,415
Top 5 cities with confirmed cases
- Miami: 182,788
- Jacksonville: 62,651
- Orlando: 61,532
- Tampa: 48,850
- Hialeah: 44,423
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