Florida health officials say there were fewer than 1,000 new COVID-19 cases between Sunday and Monday. There were 738 cases in the state on Monday. You have to go back to early June to find a day with less than 1,000 reported cases.
In addition, hospital visits are down. COVID-19 visits to hospitals have declined 11
for consecutive weeks since July 5. There are 2,109 people currently hospitalized for COVID in the state of Florida. Broward County leads the state with 198 cases. Florida’s positivity rate was 4.2% on Sunday. Lee County currently has 48 COVID-19 patients. Lee County’s positivity rate on Sunday was 2.6%.
Overall, 701,302 people have tested positive for the COVID-19 virus, including 8,340 non-Florida residents in the state. 5.2 million Floridians have been tested.