Miami: South Florida reports 3,924 confirmed cases of COVID-19. The death toll increases by 58.
Gov. Ron DeSantis said about 6.4 million kits of the new coronavirus rapid tests would be sent to Florida in the coming weeks on September 29. Tests take only 15 minutes to record a positive or negative result.
It is still unclear whether there have been any new deaths of non-residents. On Sunday, the cumulative toll for non-residents was 212.
No non-resident deaths were announced, leaving the toll rate for non-residents at 212.
And the one-day count of this Monday is the lowest reported since October 31, when 2,331 cases occurred, breaking the eight-day trend of reporting cases above 4,000.
The state-backed COVID-19 test sites in Miami-Dade and Broward were closed this weekend due to preparations for Eta’s tropical storm. In any case, the sites will be closed at least until Tuesday. COVID-19 test sites in Palm Beach County, which are also closed on weekends, will reopen Wednesday, and test sites in Lee County are also closed until further notice.
Note: The Miami and Florida Department of Health reports that each county’s percentage of positivity for new cases (people who tested positive for the first time) does not include retests (people who tested positive for the first time). Times and are tested a second time).
- According to the Florida Department of Health, Miami-Dade County has reported 523 additional confirmed cases of COVID-19 and five new deaths. The province now has a total of 194,879 confirmed cases and 3,688 deaths. The percentage of positivity for new cases increased from 7.2% to 7.95%. The 14-day average rate of positivity was 6.44%, according to the Miami-Dade County ‘New Normal’ dashboard.
- Broward County reported 444 additional confirmed cases of the disease and 11 new deaths. Right now, the county now has a known total of 91,441 cases and 1,559 deaths. The percentage of positivity for new cases increased from 5.98% to 7.47%.
- Palm Beach County has recorded 367 additional confirmed cases and one new death. Currently, the county now has 55,816 confirmed cases and 1,610 deaths. The percentage of positivity for new cases increased from 5.90% to 8.62%.
- Monroe County confirmed an additional 28 cases and no new deaths. The province has known a total of 2,596 cases and 25 deaths. The percentage of positivity for new cases increased from 8.41% to 8.48%.
Hospitalization data is one of the tools officials rely on to determine if the state’s coronavirus situation is hospitalization data. Unlike tests, which may be limited or take days to report results, hospitalizations can help provide officials with a real-time snapshot of the number of people severely affected by COVID-19.
The Florida Agency for Healthcare Administration reports the number of patients admitted to hospital statewide with a “ primary diagnosis of COVID. ” The data, updated at least every hour, makes no distinction between the number of COVID-19 patients in hospital intensive care units and those in acute care beds, which require less attention from the community from nurses.
Previously, the state provided only the total number of hospital admissions in statewide and county-level data. Miami-Dade was an exception, with hospitals self-reporting some essential statistics, including hospital admissions, to the county, which made these data public for several months.
As of 2:30 p.m, there were 2,897 COVID-19 patients admitted to hospitals across the state on Monday. According to the Miami and Florida Agency for Health Care Administration dashboard, 2,897 COVID-19 patients were admitted to hospitals across the state. Since the beginning of August, this is a significant drop when more than 5,000 patients with COVID-19 were admitted to hospitals statewide.
Of Monday’s hospital admissions, 400 were in Miami-Dade, 277 in Broward, 191 in Palm Beach, and five in Monroe counties, the agency said.
Current Florida admissions data do not always match the hospitalization data reported in the Miami-Dade “New Normal” dashboard. Officials say this could be for a variety of reasons, including daily updates.
On Monday, the number of hospitalizations in Miami-Dade due to COVID-19 complications rose from 441 to 481, according to the Miami-Dade County “New Normal” dashboard. According to Sunday data, 31 people were released, and 55 people were admitted.
According to the Florida COVID-19 Data and Surveillance Dashboard, a total of 50,591 Florida residents were hospitalized with complications from COVID-19, according to the Florida COVID-19 Monitoring and Data Dashboard.
Tests, like hospitalizations, help authorities determine the virus’s progression and play a role in deciding whether it is safe to override homestays and remove restrictions.
On Monday, the Florida Department of Health reported the results of 52,427 people tested on Sunday. The data shows that new cases’ positivity rate (people who tested positive for the first time) has increased from 6.24% to 8.07%.
According to the report, if repeat tests are included – people who tested positive once and are tested a second time — the positivity rate has increased from 7.67% to 10%.