Florida’s Division of Well being on Saturday reported 7,280 new confirmed instances of the novel coronavirus — which helped transfer Miami-Dade over the 400,000 mark. The state additionally reported one other 125 COVID-19 deaths.
Of the brand new deaths introduced, 121 have been residents — the fewest since final Sunday. Florida has now recorded a identified complete of 1,863,707 instances and 30,339 complete deaths. Of these deaths, 29,813 are residents and 526 are non-residents.
On Saturday, the state reported the outcomes of 124,466 residents examined on Friday. The state’s p.c positivity for first-time testers decreased from 5.85% to five.74%.
In Florida, 1,314,176 individuals acquired their first dose of both Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna COVID vaccine and 1,353,925 acquired the second dose to finish the sequence. This implies 2,668,101 have been vaccinated.
COVID-19 in South Florida
▪ Miami-Dade County reported 1,544 new instances and 10 deaths, placing its pandemic totals at 401,137 instances and 5,280 deaths. In Miami-Dade, 110,519 individuals have acquired the primary vaccine dose and 153,021 individuals have accomplished the two-dose sequence. % positivity decreased from 6.15% to five.84%.
▪ Broward County added 909 instances and 14 deaths, shifting its totals to 189,125 instances and a couple of,324 deaths. In Broward, 94,248 individuals have acquired the primary vaccine dose and 131,842 have accomplished the sequence. % positivity decreased from 6.31% to six.22%.
▪ Palm Seashore County reported 546 new instances and no new deaths, bringing its cumulative rely to 117,231 instances and holding at 2,394 deaths. In Palm Seashore, 121,789 individuals have acquired the primary vaccine dose and 123,760 have accomplished the sequence. % positivity decreased from 6.11% to five.67%.
▪ Monroe County added 18 new instances and no new deaths. Pandemic totals within the Keys are 5,675 instances and 44 deaths. In Monroe, 5,184 individuals have acquired the primary vaccine dose and 5,464 have accomplished the sequence. % positivity decreased from 5.12% to three.34%.
Florida COVID-19 hospitalizations
The Florida Company for Well being Care Administration stories the variety of sufferers hospitalized statewide with a “major analysis of COVID.” The info, which is up to date no less than each hour, doesn’t distinguish between the variety of COVID-19 sufferers in hospital intensive care models and people in acute-care beds, which require much less consideration from nurses.
Authorities officers use present hospitalizations to determine the subsequent motion in coping with the pandemic.
As of three:45 p.m. Saturday, the company mentioned there have been 4,213 individuals hospitalized. Of those, Miami-Dade had 682; Broward, 565; Palm Seashore, 309; and Monroe, 4, the company mentioned.