TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — Florida reported 2,660 new cases of the coronavirus on Friday, according to the latest figures on the health department’s website.
There are now 711,804 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state.
The health department also reported 110 new deaths on Friday. The Florida resident death toll stands at 14,554.
There were 169 new hospitalizations. The state has counted 44,489 hospitalizations since the pandemic began.
New cases reported (711,804 total):
Friday: 2,660 Thursday: 2,628 Wednesday: 1,948 Tuesday: 3,266 Monday: 738
Percent positive: 4.92%
The health department says it received 77,615 test results from labs across the state on Thursday. Of all the test results received, 4.92% were positive. This includes people who have been tested multiple times.
Thursday: 4.92% Wednesday: 5.98% Tuesday: 6.35% Monday: 6.67% Sunday: 5.37% DeSantis unveils rapid COVID tests shipped to states by federal government
Percent positivity: 3.77%
The percent positivity for new cases was 3.77% 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