Florida Coronavirus Update: 1,270 New Cases

Paul Scicchitano

TALLAHASSEE, FL — Florida health officials reported 1,270 new cases of the coronavirus on Saturday and 97 new hospitalizations over the previous 24-hour period.

With the new cases, Florida now has a total of 62,758 confirmed coronavirus cases throughout the state. The state's death toll rose to 2,688 from 2,660 deaths a day earlier.

Eleven Florida counties reported 28 new deaths Saturday compared to 53 new deaths Friday, 42 new deaths on Thursday, 35 new deaths Wednesday, 71 new deaths Tuesday, seven on Monday, two on Sunday and 34 deaths last Saturday.

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Miami-Dade reported five new deaths Saturday. Palm Beach County reported three new deaths. Broward County reported seven new deaths.

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Lee County reported three new deaths. Hillsborough County reported two new deaths as did Orange County and Polk County.

Collier County reported one new death as did Duval County, Hendry County and Washington County.

Miami-Dade reported 19,299 confirmed cases of the virus Saturday. Nearby Broward County, which includes Fort Lauderdale, reported 7,690 cases. Palm Beach County, which includes West Palm Beach, reported 7,074 cases.

Florida had a 5.3 percent positive test rate for the virus based on a total of 1,175,106 tests that had been administered as of Saturday. The number of hospitalizations in Florida increased to 10,891 from 10,794 a day earlier.

Hillsborough County, which includes Tampa, reported 2,643 cases. Orange County, which includes Orlando, reported 2,256 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 Saturday are shown in bold.

Here is the most recent data:


County

Total Cases (includes nonresidents)

Median Age (as of 6.2)

Number of Hospital Cases (Florida residents)

Deaths By County (Florida residents)

1. Alachua County

396

47

79

8

2. Baker County

29

64

11

4

3. Bay County

123

48

13

4

4. Bradford County

52

72

11

2

5. Brevard County

453

53

66

13

6. Broward County

7,690

50

1,564

334

7. Calhoun County

64

79

6

4

8. Charlotte County

488

67

130

72

9. Citrus County

125

60

33

12

10. Clay County

396

59

93

32

11. Collier County

1,968

46

233

56

12. Columbia County

171

44

15

2

13. Miami-Dade

19,299

49

3,135

765

14. Desoto County

258

38

32

7

15. Dixie County

58

48

10

2

16. Duval County

1,764

48

288

53

17. Escambia County

879

54

65

36

18. Flagler County

195

55

22

4

19. Franklin County

2

42

0

20. Gadsden County

293

43

46

4

21. Gilchrist County

19

45

0

22. Glades County

83

39

8

1

23. Gulf County

3

41

0

24. Hamilton County

261

40

5

25. Hardee County

140

31

14

26. Hendry County

552

40

55

18

27. Hernando County

122

48

25

5

28. Highlands County

143

54

39

9

29. Hillsborough County

2,643

46

467

90

30. Holmes County

30

40

1

31. Indian River County

160

62

33

11

32. Jackson County

298

40

20

1

33. Jefferson County

31

66

7

3

34. Lafayette County

10

40

1

35. Lake County

321

52

75

15

36. Lee County

2,253

53

444

117

37. Leon County

438

36

38

7

38. Levy County

58

48

4

1

39. Liberty County

218

41

1

1

40. Madison County

71

57

4

3

41. Manatee County

1,177

54

221

105

42. Marion County

274

48

38

8

43. Martin County

849

41

94

12

44. Monroe County

110

55

10

4

45. Nassau County

82

42

15

1

46. Okaloosa County

253

52

41

6

47. Okeechobee County

125

35

12

48. Orange County

2,256

43

347

45

49. Osceola County

741

48

157

20

50. Palm Beach County

7,074

48

1,275

370

51. Pasco County

419

49

81

15

52. Pinellas County

1,532

54

408

95

53. Polk County

1,145

54

335

66

54. Putnam County

173

47

21

6

55. Santa Rosa County

257

46

25

9

56. Sarasota County

669

64

167

85

57. Seminole County

521

46

114

12

58. St. Johns County

272

52

42

6

59. St. Lucie County

607

50

113

31

60. Sumter County

261

65

45

17

61. Suwannee County

174

57

40

18

62. Taylor County

45

32

3

63. Union County

36

60

6

1

64. Volusia County

804

53

152

44

65. Wakulla County

35

46

5

1

66. Walton County

130

54

17

9

67. Washington County

83

60

14

6

68. Unknown counties

97

41

0

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