Coronavirus in Florida: What you need to know Monday, July 6
The state of Florida added 6,336 cases of the novel coronavirus Monday — the 13th consecutive day that at least 5,000 new cases have been counted — pushing the total number of cases to 206,447, according to data from the Department of Health.
The state has counted nearly 145,000 new coronavirus cases since its Phase 2 reopening began on June 5 (61,488). Bars were closed for the second time during the pandemic June 26 to try to limit the spread of the virus.
The cumulative percentage of people testing positive for COVID-19 in Florida was 9.23% Monday, increasing for the 22nd consecutive day.
The number of reported deaths of Florida residents rose to 3,778, a rise of 47 since Sunday.
The total number of Florida residents who have been hospitalized rose to 16,045. The Department of Health notes the total figure is cumulative and does not reflect the number of COVID-19 patients currently in hospitals.
Here's a breakdown of the latest numbers in Florida:
- Total cases: 206,447
- Deaths of Florida residents: 3,778
- Hospitalizations: 16,045
- Total tests: 2,235,937
- Positive: 206,447
- Negative: 2,027,493
- % positive: 9.23%
- Inconclusive: 1,997
- Awaiting testing: 1,516
Deaths in long-term care facilities
- Total: 1,950
Top 5 cities with confirmed cases
- Miami: 29,557
- Orlando: 10,746
- Tampa: 9,278
- Jacksonville: 8,607
- Hialeah: 6,856