The United States reached another grim milestone in the coronavirus pandemic, surpassing 10 million cases on Sunday. Florida added more than 6,800 new COVID-19 cases the same day, as the state confirmed 22 additional virus-related deaths.
The 6,820 new COVID-19 cases brought Florida's total to 843,897, according to the daily report from the state's department of health.
With 21 more virus-related deaths among Florida residents, the total rose to 17,121 Saturday. Another 212 non-resident deaths have been confirmed in the state to-date, one more than in Saturday's report. Most of the newly confirmed deaths occurred days or weeks earlier.
The positivity rate for new cases in the state was 6.23% in Sunday's report, lower than Saturday's reported rate of 8.27%.
The positivity rate for all cases in Sunday's report was 7.67%, a decrease from Saturday's rate of 9.82%.
In South Florida, Miami-Dade had 194,356 cases Sunday, an increase of about 1,710 since Saturday, along with 3,683 COVID-related deaths, 1 more than Saturday's report.
In Broward County, there were 90,997 COVID-19 cases reported, a daily increase of about 825, along with 1,548 virus-related deaths.
Palm Beach County had 55,449 cases and 1,609 virus-related deaths Sunday, while Monroe County had 2,568 cases and 25 deaths.
The country as a whole reported 10,001,702 cases on Sunday with 239,093 reported deaths from the virus.