Florida's confirmed COVID-19 cases increased by over 3,400 Saturday, as the state's virus-related death toll rose by more than 20.
The 3,406 new confirmed COVID-19 cases brought Florida's total to 2,308,266 since the outbreak began, according to figures released by the state's department of health.
Another 22 new virus-related deaths among Florida residents were reported Saturday, bringing the state's total to 36,463. An additional 731 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 3.55% in Saturday's department of health coronavirus report, the lowest reported rate in at least two weeks, a full one percentage point drop from Friday's rate of 4.55%.
In South Florida, Miami-Dade County reached 498,094 cases on Saturday, an increase of 823 since Friday, along with a total of 6,369 COVID-related deaths, 6 more than the total reported Friday.
In Broward County, there were 243,396 total COVID-19 cases reported, a daily increase of 351, along with 3,050 virus-related deaths, five more than the total reported on Friday.
Palm Beach County had 147,609 total cases and 2,845 virus-related deaths Saturday, while Monroe County had 7,067 cases and 50 deaths.