TAMPA (WFLA) — The Florida Department of Health reported 1,533 new cases of coronavirus Monday in addition to 48 new deaths and 91 new hospitalizations.
There are now 736,024 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state.
New cases reported (736,024 total):
Monday: 1,533 Sunday: 5,570 Friday: 2,908 Thursday: 3,306 Wednesday: 2,582
Percent positive: 5.17%
The health department says it received 40,510 test results from labs across the state on Sunday. Of all the test results received, 5.17% were positive. This includes people who have been tested multiple times.
Sunday: 5.17% Saturday: 4.44% Friday: 9.24% Thursday: 5.13% Wednesday: 5.54%
Percent positivity: 4.28%
The percent positivity for new cases was 4.28% on Sunday. 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.
Sunday: 4.28% Saturday: 3.47% Friday: 7.88% Thursday: 4.13% Wednesday: 4.57%
Florida Resident Fatalities (15,412):
The state reported 48 new Florida-resident virus fatalities on Monday. The report does not mention the exact date of death, therefore the deaths announced may not be from the past