Florida reports its highest one-day total of new coronavirus cases since July
Florida is reporting its highest one-day total of new coronavirus cases since July. The Department of Health announced more than 10-thousand new cases yesterday, along with 29 additional deaths.
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
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.
Florida Resident Fatalities: 17,518 total
Florida reported 29 new virus fatalities among residents on Sunday. 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.