Florida coronavirus: State adds 2,539 cases, lowest single-day rise in infections since Oct. 12

TAMPA (WFLA) — The Florida Department of Health reported an additional 2,539 cases of the coronavirus on Sunday, the lowest single-day rise in infections since Oct. 12.

There were 50 additional deaths and 77 more hospitalizations in Sunday’s report. The resident death toll stands at 15,967, and 201 non-residents have died.

Cases reported:

Sunday: 2,539 Saturday: 4,044 Friday: 3,449 Thursday: 3,356 Wednesday: 2,883

Percent positive: 5.94%

The health department says it received 57,567 test results from labs across the state on Saturday. Of all the test results received, 5.94% were positive. This includes people who have been tested multiple times.

Saturday: 5.94% Friday: 6.39% Thursday: 5.32% Wednesday: 6.70% Tuesday: 6.65% Monday: 6.26%

Percent positivity: 4.68%

The percent positivity for new cases was 4.68% on Saturday. 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.

Saturday: 4.68% Friday: 5.21% Thursday: 4.38% Wednesday: 5.20% Tuesday: 4.94%

Florida Resident Fatalities (15,967):

The state reported 50 new Florida-resident virus fatalities on Friday. The state now has a

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