Florida reported more than 7,000 new COVID-19 cases Tuesday, as the state's virus-related death toll increased by over 230.
The 7,023 new confirmed COVID-19 cases brought Florida's total to 1,790,743 since the outbreak began, according to figures released by the state's department of health.
Another 232 virus-related deaths among Florida residents were reported Tuesday, bringing the total to 28,048. An additional 478 non-resident deaths have been confirmed in the state to-date, an increase of six since Monday. Most of the newly confirmed deaths occurred days or weeks earlier.
The positivity rate for new cases in the state was 6.93% in Tuesday's department of health coronavirus report, a drop from Monday's rate of 7.31%.
The positivity rate for all cases, including people who have already been tested, was 9.18%.
In South Florida, Miami-Dade County reached 386,425 cases on Tuesday, an increase of 1,454 since Monday, along with 5,058 COVID-related deaths, a single-day increase of 19.
In Broward County, there were 180,501 total COVID-19 cases reported, a daily increase of 756, along with 2,192 virus-related deaths, seven more than Monday's total.
Palm Beach County had 111,816 cases and 2,277 virus-related deaths Tuesday, while Monroe County had 5,505 cases and 42 deaths.