Florida coronavirus: State reports 3,573 new cases

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — The Florida Department of Health reported 3,573 new cases of coronavirus on Saturday.

Here’s the latest data from the DOH:

New cases reported (681,233 total):

Saturday: 3,573 Friday: 3,204 Thursday: 3,255 Wednesday: 2,355 Tuesday: 3,116 Monday: 1,736 Coronavirus in Tampa Bay: Where to find school case data

Percent positive: 5.70%

The health department says it received 86,403 test results from labs across the state on Friday. Of all the test results received, 5.70% were positive. This includes people who have been tested multiple times.

Friday: 5.70% Thursday: 5.33% Wednesday: 5.68% Tuesday: 5.78% Monday: 5.59% Sunday: 5.19%

Percent positivity: 4.53%

The percent positivity for new cases was 4.53% on Friday. 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.

Friday: 4.53% Thursday: 4.18% Wednesday: 4.46% Tuesday: 4.47% Monday: 4.22% Sunday: 3.91%

Florida Resident Fatalities (13,287 total):

The state reported 62 new Florida-resident virus fatalities in the latest update. The report does not mention the exact date of death,

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