COVID-19 in Florida: 2,069 new cases reported and 11 more deaths

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The pandemic has killed more than 589,800 people in the U.S. — and 37,207 in Florida, including 733 non-residents.

Worldwide, more than 166.8 million people have tested positive for COVID-19 and more than 3.4 million people have died while battling the coronavirus.

The U.S. has more confirmed cases and deaths than any other country in the world. As of Sunday, more than 33 million Americans have tested positive for COVID-19 and at least 589,827 people have died across the U.S., as reported by Johns Hopkins University.

India has reported the second most cases, with more than 26.5 million, followed by Brazil with 16 million. Brazil has reported more deaths, with a tally of 448,208 compared to 299,266 in India.

Take a deeper look at Florida’s updated coronavirus numbers.

South Florida

Testing and positivity

Public health experts say the virus is considered under control when the COVID-19 test positivity rate is under 5%. Florida often has exceeded 5% in its widely publicized calculation for assessing the rate for testing of residents.

Deaths

Hospitalizations

Hospitalizations hit a peak in late July of about 9,500 patients statewide.

Explore the map of current hospital capacity across Florida.

Vaccines

More than 9.62 million Floridians have had one or more doses of a COVID vaccine as of Sunday.