Florida coronavirus: State reports 9,085 new cases for second day in a row

TAMPA (WFLA) – Florida reported an additional 9,085 coronavirus cases on Friday, bringing the statewide case count to 923,418.

New cases reported:

Friday: 9,085 Thursday: 9,085 Wednesday: 7,925 Tuesday: 7,459 Monday: 4,663

Percent positive:

The health department received 128,930 test results from labs across the state on Thursday. Of the results received, 8.97% were positive. This includes people who have been tested multiple times.

Thursday: 8.97% Wednesday: 8.91% Tuesday: 9.71% Monday: 10.39% Sunday: 9.54%

Percent positivity: 

The percent positivity for new cases was 7.64% on Thursday. 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.

Thursday: 7.64% Wednesday: 7.58% Tuesday: 8.16% Monday: 8.61% Sunday: 7.95%

Florida Resident Fatalities: 17,889 total

Florida reported 79 new virus fatalities among residents on Friday. 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.

Friday: 79 Thursday: 79 Wednesday: 87 Tuesday: 85 Monday: 41

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