43,210 Coronavirus Cases In Florida; 1,875 Deaths

Paul Scicchitano

TALLAHASSEE, FL — Florida health officials said the total number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the state had risen to 43,210 as of Thursday, an increase of 808 new cases over the previous 24-hour period.

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis announced Thursday he is allowing the state's two hardest hit counties — Miami-Dade and Broward — to partially reopen restaurants, hair salons, nail salons and barbershops starting Monday amid social distancing and occupancy requirements. See Miami, Fort Lauderdale Restaurants, Salons Get OK To Reopen.

Thirteen Florida counties reported a combined total of 39 new deaths over the previous 24-hour period.

Miami-Dade County reported 17 new deaths. Palm Beach County reported nine more deaths.

Lee County and Manatee County each reported three new deaths. Hillsborough County and Pinellas County each reported two more deaths.

Calhoun County reported its first death from the virus. Charlotte County reported one new death as did Collier County, Polk County, Putnam County, St. Johns County and Sumter County.

The total number of deaths reported in the state from the virus rose to 1,875, up from 1,827 a day earlier.

Florida had a 7.1 positive test rate for the virus out of 609,574 tests that had been administered as of Thursday. The number of hospitalizations in Florida increased to 7,749 from 7,595 a day earlier.

A total of 25,077 — or some 58 percent of the state's total cases — were in Palm Beach, Broward and Miami-Dade counties.

Miami-Dade reported 14,742 confirmed cases as of Thursday. Nearby Broward County, which includes Fort Lauderdale, reported 6,057 cases. Palm Beach County, which includes West Palm Beach, reported 4,278 cases. Palm Beach County businesses partially reopened on Monday.

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Hillsborough County, which includes Tampa, reported 1,530 cases as of Thursday. Orange County, which includes Orlando, reported 1,577 cases.

In an attempt to provide as much information to our readers as possible, Patch is publishing the following county-by-county breakdown of the coronavirus cases in Florida's 67 counties, along with the median age of patients, the number of hospital cases by county and the number of deaths.

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Patch updates this chart once each day based on data provided by the Florida Department of Health. The counties that reported new deaths on Thursday are shown in bold.

Here is the most recent data:



County
Total Cases (includes nonresidents) Median Age (as of 5.13) Number of Hospital Cases
Deaths By County
1. Alachua County 330 49 64 5
2. Baker County 26 70 9 3
3. Bay County 78 50 9 3
4. Bradford County 49 74 10 2
5. Brevard County 348 53 50 9
6. Broward County 6,057 50 1,185 267
7. Calhoun County 33 52 4 1
8. Charlotte County 357 68 72 38
9. Citrus County 109 58 28 11
10. Clay County 306 59 83 22
11. Collier County 882 57 138 35
12. Columbia County 107 46 9 2
13. Miami-Dade 14,742 49 2,270 535
14. Desoto County 58 62 13 6
15. Dixie County 18 46
3
16. Duval County 1,215 50 200 32
17. Escambia County 671 54 57 19
18. Flagler County 148 56 16 4
19. Franklin County 2 42 0
20. Gadsden County 140 45
31 1
21. Gilchrist County 7 50 0
22. Glades County 9 61 3 1
23. Gulf County 1 42
0
24. Hamilton County 134 50 0
25. Hardee County 39 50 6
26. Hendry County 176 48
30 11
27. Hernando County 104
49 21 5
28. Highlands County 103 56 33 8
29. Hillsborough County 1,530 45 312 46
30. Holmes County 10 44 0
31. Indian River County 103 64 25 9
32. Jackson County 105 36 5
33. Jefferson County 28 66 7 2
34. Lafayette County 5 47 0
35. Lake County 248 52 62 14
36. Lee County 1,350 54 322 73
37. Leon County 275 43 33 6
38. Levy County 22 53 2
39. Liberty County 199 49 0
40. Madison County 62 56 4 3
41. Manatee County 813 57 190 78
42. Marion County 217 51 30 5
43. Martin County 281 55 49 6
44. Monroe County 95 49 10 3
45. Nassau County 63 49 13 1
46. Okaloosa County 172 58 27 5
47. Okeechobee County 32 56 5
48. Orange County 1,577 45 282 36
49. Osceola County 594 50 141 16
50. Palm Beach County 4,278 55 736 263
51. Pasco County 308 48 61 9
52. Pinellas County 962 56 265 65
53. Polk County 698 56 222 37
54. Putnam County 127 42 15 3
55. Santa Rosa County 180 49 23 9
56. Sarasota County 487 64 143 57
57. Seminole County 426 47 97 11
58. St. Johns County 231 53 36 5
59. St. Lucie County 301 58 81 26
60. Sumter County 246 66 42 16
61. Suwannee County 151 63 35 18
62. Taylor County 3 47 0
63. Union County 14 55 1
64. Volusia County 576 53 112 30
65. Wakulla County 31 43 5 1
66. Walton County 73 49 11 2
67. Washington County 12 54 1
68. Unknown counties 76 36 0

This article originally appeared on the Bradenton Patch