FL DOH Updates New COVID-19 Cases, Announces Seventeen New Deaths Related to COVID-19

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Florida Department of Health Updates New COVID-19 Cases, Announces Seventeen New Deaths Related to COVID-19

~3,054 positive cases in Florida Residents and 144 positive cases in non-Florida residents~

TALLAHASSEE — To keep Florida residents and visitors safe, informed and aware about the status of the virus, The Florida Department of Health has launched a COVID-19 dashboard that will be updated twice daily. Today, as of 6 p.m., there are 3,198 total** Florida cases.

Seventeen people have died who tested positive for COVID-19 in Broward, Dade, Hillsborough, Lee, Orange, Palm Beach, St. Johns and St. Lucie counties.

New Florida cases include:

  • 714 additional positive COVID-19 cases (695 Florida residents and 19 non-Florida residents) reported to the Florida Department of Health.
  • There are currently 3,054 positive cases in Florida residents and 144 positive cases in non-Florida residents.

Florida recently partnered with private laboratories around the state to expand COVID-19 laboratory testing capacity. This partnership will increase the number of tests conducted each day and ensure Floridians receive the critical health information they need in a timely manner.

Expansion to private laboratories changes the COVID-19 testing landscape in Florida. Private laboratories are running tests as they receive swab samples from practitioners. Testing and reporting times vary among commercial and DOH laboratories. Demographic information may be updated during investigations. These twice daily reports reflect the state’s efforts to accurately and transparently share information.

More information on a case-by-case basis can also be found here.

Confirmed Cases in Florida Residents 3054
Confirmed by DOH 663
Tested by private labs 2391
Characteristics of Florida Resident Cases  
FL resident diagnosed & isolated out of state* 8
Deaths 46
Cases in Non-Florida Residents 144
Confirmed by DOH 46
Tested by private labs 98

 

Total Cases Overview 3198
Traveled 476
Contact with confirmed case 562
Travel & contact with confirmed case 296
Under Investigation 1720

For more detail on Florida resident cases, please visit the live DOH Dashboard here.

* Florida residents that are diagnosed with COVID-19 and isolated out of state are not reflected on the Florida map.

**Total cases overview includes positive cases in Florida residents and non-Florida residents tested in Florida.

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