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Florida added more than 8,000 new confirmed COVID-19 cases Saturday, as the state’s virus-related death toll rose by over 40.
The 8,409 new COVID-19 cases brought Florida’s total to 931,827, according to the daily report from the state’s department of health.
With 41 more virus-related deaths among Florida residents, the total rose to 17,930 Saturday. Another 222 non-resident deaths have been confirmed in the state to-date, one more than in Friday’s report. Most of the newly confirmed deaths occurred days or weeks earlier.
In South Florida, Miami-Dade County had 213,197 cases Saturday, an increase of 1,940 since Friday, along with 3,753 COVID-related deaths, seven more than in Friday’s report.
In Broward County, there were 100,288 COVID-19 cases reported, a daily increase of 968, along with 1,618 virus-related deaths, three more than in Friday’s report.
Palm Beach County had 61,305 cases and 1,648 virus-related deaths Saturday, while Monroe County had 3,093 cases and 26 deaths.