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COVID-19 in Florida: What you need to know Monday, Sept. 7

Cheryl McCloud
Florida Today

Florida added 1,838 new COVID-19 cases and 22 additional resident deaths Monday, according to data from the state Department of Health.

There are now 648,269 confirmed cases in the state, with 640,978 cases reported among Florida residents.

The reported death toll for Florida residents since the pandemic began is now at 11,871.

A total of 4,344 Florida residents were verified as having died of COVID-19 complications in August. In July, 3,338 Florida residents were verified as having died of COVID-19 complications. So far in September, 684 Florida resident deaths have been reported.

The number of Florida residents hospitalized with COVID-19 is 40,083 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:

Overview

  • Total cases: 648,269
  • Deaths of Florida residents: 11,871
  • Hospitalizations: 40,083

Testing

  • Total tests: 4,808,756
  • Total positive tests: 648,269
  • Total negative tests: 4,153,415
  • Cumulative % positive: 13.48%
  • Previous day % positive: 5.97%

Deaths in long-term care facilities

  • Total: 4,954

Top 5 cities with confirmed cases

  • Miami: 94,659
  • Orlando: 27,404
  • Jacksonville: 25,565
  • Hialeah: 23,051
  • Tampa: 22,966

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