What to Know
- Florida reported 10,434 new COVID-19 cases Tuesday, bringing the state's total to 1,223,015
- The state also reported 76 more virus-related deaths in the state among Florida residents and non-residents
- Just under 50,000 people have received the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine in the state since Dec. 15
Florida added more than 10,000 new COVID-19 cases Tuesday, as virus-related deaths in the state increased by 76.
The 10,434 new confirmed COVID-19 cases brought Florida's total to 1,223,015, according to the daily report from the state's department of health.
With 74 more virus-related deaths among Florida residents, the total rose to 20,754 Tuesday. Another 298 non-resident deaths have been confirmed in the state to-date, two more than were reported on Monday. Most of the newly confirmed deaths occurred days or weeks earlier.
The positivity rate for new cases in the state was 8.78% in Tuesday's report, up slightly from Monday's reported rate of 8.45%.
The positivity rate for all cases, including people who have already been tested, was 10.82%, almost identical to Monday's rate.
Florida's new daily vaccine report showed just under 50,000 people have received the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccination since the state started administering the vaccine on Dec. 15.
In South Florida, Miami-Dade County had 278,739 cases Tuesday, an increase of 2,325 since Monday, along with 4,095 COVID-related deaths, two less than were in Monday's report.
In Broward County, there were 128,963 COVID-19 cases reported, a daily increase of 806, along with 1,792 virus-related deaths, eight more than Monday.
Palm Beach County had 77,743 cases and 1,835 virus-related deaths Tuesday, while Monroe County had 4,052 cases and 33 deaths.