Florida Adds 2,069 New Covid Cases, Reports 11 More Resident Deaths Sunday

Florida's positivity rate for new cases stayed below 4% for two days in a row, according to Sunday's department of health coronavirus report

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Florida's confirmed COVID-19 cases increased by over 2,000 Sunday, as the state's virus-related death toll rose by more than 10.

The 2,069 new confirmed COVID-19 cases brought Florida's total to 2,310,335 since the outbreak began, according to figures released by the state's department of health.

Another 11 new virus-related deaths among Florida residents were reported Sunday, bringing the state's total to 36,474. An additional 733 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 3.91% in Sunday's department of health coronavirus report, the second day the positivity rate was below 4%, but slight up from Saturday's rate of 3.55%.

In South Florida, Miami-Dade County reached 498,557 cases on Sunday, an increase of 463 since Saturday, along with a total of 6,371 COVID-related deaths, two more than the total reported Saturday.

In Broward County, there were 243,625 total COVID-19 cases reported, a daily increase of 229, along with 3,052 virus-related deaths, two more than the total reported on Friday.

Palm Beach County had 147,733 total cases and 2,845 virus-related deaths Saturday, while Monroe County had 7,076 cases and 50 deaths.

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