COVID-19 in Florida: What you need to know Monday, Oct. 12
The Florida Department of Health reported 1,533 new COVID-19 cases and 48 newly verified deaths Monday.
The cumulative number of Florida cases is now 736,024 and the reported death toll for state residents since the pandemic began is 15,412.
The number of Florida residents hospitalized with COVID-19 is 46,015 since the pandemic began. The Department of Health notes the total figure is cumulative and does not reflect the number of COVID-19 patients currently in hospitals.
Here's a breakdown of the latest numbers in Florida:
- Total cases: 736,024
- Deaths of Florida residents: 15,412
- Hospitalizations: 46,015
- Total tests: 5,552,679
- Total positive tests: 736,024
- Total negative tests: 4,831,259
Deaths in long-term care facilities
- Total: 6,259
Top 5 cities with confirmed cases
- Miami: 99,343
- Orlando: 31,073
- Jacksonville: 29,260
- Tampa: 25,815
- Hialeah: 24,205
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