Your Monday Coronavirus Update: Cumulative Cases Over 600,000 But Daily Case Count Continues To Decline
Florida DOH Reports 2,086 New Coronavirus Cases
Matthew Peddie, WMFE
The total number of cases for the State of Florida since the start of the pandemic is now 602,829, after the state passed the 600,000 mark over the weekend.
The number of new cases is declining, with almost 3,000 new cases reported Sunday and just over 2,000 on Monday.
Florida hit a peak on July 15th, when more than 15,000 cases were reported. The Department of Health reported 72 deaths of Florida residents, bringing the death count to 10,397. Non resident deaths stand at 137.
Out of 40,532 people tested the day before, 2,086 were positive for COVID-19, for a percent positive rate of just over five per cent.
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