Your Coronavirus Update For Thursday: Florida Adds 5,000 New Cases; 163 New Deaths
Florida added 5,073 new COVID-19 cases, according to figures released Thursday.
The state also added 163 new deaths.
More than 1.8 million Floridians have been infected by coronavirus and 29,474 have died from COVID-19.
Florida is averaging 6,621 new cases per day in the last week, according to data from Johns Hopkins University analyzed by NPR.
That’s a 14% decrease over the week prior, and a 32% decrease from two weeks ago.
Hospitalizations continue to tick down, with 4,367 people in hospital Thursday with a primary diagnosis of COVID-19.
Some 1,232,083 people have completed a course of the vaccine and 1,319,799 have received the first dose.