Florida coronavirus: State reports over 10K new cases; highest single-day increase since July 25

The state reported 12,199 new cases on July 25

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — Florida reported an additional 10,105 coronavirus cases on Sunday, bringing the statewide case count to 885,201.

This is the highest single-day increase in new cases since July 25, which is when the state reported over 12,000 new cases.

New cases reported:

Sunday: 10,105 Saturday: 4,544 Friday: 6,933 Thursday: 5,607 Wednesday: 5,838

Percent positive:

The health department received 146,093 test results from labs across the state on Saturday. Of the results received, 9.21% were positive. This includes people who have been tested multiple times.

Saturday: 9.21% Friday: 11.41% Thursday: 9.18% Wednesday: 8.55% Tuesday: 9.14%

Percent positivity: 

The percent positivity for new cases was 7.57% 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: 7.57% Friday: 9.95% Thursday: 7.95% Wednesday: 7.35% Tuesday: 7.82%

Florida Resident Fatalities: 17,518 total

Florida reported 29 new virus fatalities among residents on Sunday. The report does not mention the

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