Florida coronavirus: State reports 6,257 new cases, total hospitalizations surpass 50K

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — Florida reported an additional 6,257 coronavirus cases on Thursday, bringing the statewide case count to 827,380.

The last time the state reported a single-day increase of over 6,000 new COVID-19 cases was on Sept. 1 with 7,569.

The state’s resident death toll continues to approach 17,000. Currently, there have been 16,961 Florida residents who’ve died after contracting the virus and 209 non-Florida resident deaths.

New cases reported:

Thursday: 6,257Wednesday: 4,423Tuesday: 4,637Monday: 4,651Sunday: 4,865

Percent positive: 7.35%

The health department received 100,802 test results from labs across the state on Wednesday. Of the results received, 7.35% were positive. This includes people who have been tested multiple times.

Wednesday: 7.35%Tuesday: 9.33%Monday: 8.92%Sunday: 8.38%Saturday: 7.38%

Percent positivity: 6.20%

The percent positivity for new cases was 6.20% on Wednesday. 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.

Wednesday: 6.20%Tuesday: 7.75%Monday: 7.58%Sunday: 6.47%Saturday: 4.32%

Florida Resident Fatalities: 39

Florida reported 39 new virus fatalities among residents on Thursday. The report

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