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Florida’s confirmed COVID-19 cases increased by more than 4,000 Sunday, as the state’s virus-related death toll rose by more than 60.
The 4,098 new confirmed COVID-19 cases brought Florida’s total to 1,944,995 since the outbreak began, according to figures released by the state’s department of health.
Another 63 virus-related deaths among Florida residents were reported Sunday, bringing the total to 31,683. An additional 583 non-resident deaths have been confirmed in the state to-date. Most of the newly confirmed deaths occurred days or weeks earlier.
The positivity rate for new cases in the state was 5.84% in Sunday’s department of health coronavirus report, a jump up from Saturday’s 4.91% rate.
In South Florida, Miami-Dade County reached 419,479 cases on Sunday, an increase of 1,068 since Saturday, along with 5,558 COVID-related deaths, a single-day increase of four.
In Broward County, there were 199,643 total COVID-19 cases reported, a daily increase of 648, along with 2,465 virus-related deaths, 10 more than Saturday’s total.
Palm Beach County had 123,304 cases and 2,510 virus-related deaths Sunday, while Monroe County had 5,986 cases and 46 deaths.