Florida's confirmed COVID-19 cases increased by more than 5,500 Sunday, as the state's virus-related death toll rose by seven.
The 5,520 new confirmed COVID-19 cases brought Florida's total to 2,124,233 since the outbreak began, according to figures released by the state's department of health.
Another seven virus-related deaths among Florida residents were reported Sunday, bringing the state's total to 34,021. The number of hospitalizations totaled 86,969..
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Most of the newly confirmed deaths occurred days or weeks earlier.
The positivity rate for new cases in the state was 7.65% in Sunday's department of health coronavirus report, the highest it's been since March 28.
In South Florida, Miami-Dade County reached 460,653 cases on Sunday, an increase of 1,160 since Saturday, along with a total of 5,981 COVID-related deaths, a single day increase of 12.
In Broward County, there were 223,152 total COVID-19 cases reported, a daily increase of 707, along with 2,720 virus-related deaths.
Palm Beach County had 136,108 cases and 2,690 virus-related deaths Sunday while Monroe County had 6,642 cases and 50 deaths.