Florida coronavirus: Percent positive, positivity rates continue on upward trend as state reports 3,924 new cases

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — Florida reported an additional 3,924 coronavirus cases on Monday, bringing the statewide case count to 847,821.

New cases reported:

Monday: 3,924 Sunday: 6,820 Saturday: 4,452 Friday: 5,245 Thursday: 6,257

Percent positive:

The health department received 52,427 test results from labs across the state on Sunday. Of the results received, 10% were positive. This includes people who have been tested multiple times.

Sunday: 10.00% Saturday: 7.67% Friday: 9.82% Thursday: 7.41% Wednesday: 7.35%

Percent positivity: 

The percent positivity for new cases was 8.07% on Sunday. Percent positivity for new cases is the number of people who test PCR (nose swabs) or antigen-positive for the first time divided by all the people tested that day. That does not include people who already tested positive once and have been re-tested to see if they’re still infected.

Sunday: 8.07% Saturday: 6.23% Friday: 8.28% Thursday: 6.36% Wednesday: 6.20%

Florida Resident Fatalities: 17,179 total

Florida reported 58 new virus fatalities among residents on Monday. The report does not mention the exact date of death, therefore the deaths announced may not be from the past 24 hours. It can sometimes take weeks for fatalities to be logged.

Monday: 58 Sunday: 21 Saturday: 86 Friday: 53 Thursday:

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