Florida's confirmed COVID-19 cases increased by over 2,300 Friday, as the state's virus-related death toll rose by more than 40.
The 2,338 new confirmed COVID-19 cases brought Florida's total to 2,320,818 since the outbreak began, according to figures released by the state's department of health.
Another 41 new virus-related deaths among Florida residents were reported Friday, bringing the state's total to 36,774. An additional 738 non-resident deaths have been confirmed in the state to-date, two more than Thursday's reported total. Most of the newly confirmed deaths occurred days or weeks earlier.
The positivity rate for new cases in the state was 3.06% in Friday's department of health coronavirus report, the seventh-straight day it's been below 4%.
The positivity rate for all cases, including people who have already been tested, was 3.88% Friday.
In South Florida, Miami-Dade County reached 500,323 cases on Friday, an increase of 367 since Thursday, along with a total of 6,424 COVID-related deaths, 12 more than the total reported Thursday.
In Broward County, there were 244,552 total COVID-19 cases reported, a daily increase of 194, along with 3,069 virus-related deaths, a single-day increase of two.
Palm Beach County had 148,277 total cases and 2,875 virus-related deaths Friday, while Monroe County had 7,091 cases and 50 deaths.
As of 7 a.m. Friday, 10,169,597 individuals have been vaccinated for COVID-19 in Florida, while 3,824,580 million are seniors ages 65 and older, according to the department of health.