COVID-19 in Florida: What you need to know Monday, Nov. 2

Megan Kearney
| The Gainesville Sun

The Florida Department of Health reported 4,651 new COVID-19 cases and 45 newly verified deaths Monday.

The cumulative number of Florida cases is now 812,063 and the reported death toll for state residents since the pandemic began is 16,834.

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The number of Florida residents hospitalized with COVID-19 is 49,485 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:


  • Total cases: 812,063
  • Deaths of Florida residents: 16,834
  • Hospitalizations: 49,485

Deaths in long-term care facilities

Total: 6,786 

Top 5 cities with confirmed cases 

  • Miami: 105,868
  • Orlando: 34,467
  • Jacksonville: 32,388
  • Tampa: 28,601
  • Hialeah: 25,539

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