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Florida Surpasses 3 Million Individual COVID Cases, State Reports Record Number of Cases in Children Under 12

The data for the week of August 13-19 was released in a report by the Florida Department of Health Friday

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Florida surpassed 3 million individual COVID cases since reporting began, according to a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Saturday.

The report states that the total number of cases in Florida is 3,040,590. Of those cases, 41,990 people have passed from COVID-19 related causes.

For the first time in months, the number of new COVID-19 cases in Florida added over the last week is starting to decrease.

The state recorded 150,118 new cases over the last week, including a record 20,331 in children under the age of 12.

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One in five tests is coming back positive, a rate that has held steady for four weeks.

The new case positivity rate remains at 19.8 percent.

The data for the week of August 13-19 was released in a report by the Florida Department of Health Friday.

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