Florida COVID update: 3,096 cases and 430 deaths. Most people died in the past 28 days

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Florida on Monday reported to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 3,096 more COVID-19 cases and 430 deaths, according to Miami Herald calculations of CDC data.

In all, Florida has recorded at least 3,626,142 confirmed COVID cases and 58,142 deaths.

Of the deaths added Monday, about 89%, occurred over the past 28 days and about 48% in the last two weeks, according to Herald calculations of CDC data.

In the past seven days, on average, the state has added 247 deaths and 2,357 cases per day, according to Herald calculations of CDC data.

COVID Deaths in South Florida and Manatee County

The CDC’s Community Profile Report released county-level death data for Florida’s 67 counties.

It is unclear when these newly reported deaths occurred. The Community Profile Report updates Florida’s county death tolls and rates about once every seven days, when or after the COVID-19 weekly situation report is published by the Florida Department of Health on Fridays.

As of Friday’s Community Profile Report, the most recent, Florida had a death rate of 269 cumulative deaths per 100,000 people since the start of the pandemic. Two weeks ago, the state had a death rate of 256 deaths per 100,000 people.

Here’s where death rates and tolls stand in South Florida and Manatee, according to the CDC.

Miami-Dade County’s death toll sits at 8,768, an increase of 120 deaths from the CDC’s last report. That’s a rate of 323 cumulative deaths per 100,000 people since the beginning of the pandemic.

Broward County’s death toll sits at 4,698, an increase of 84 deaths from the CDC’s last report. That’s a rate of 241 cumulative deaths per 100,000 people since the beginning of the pandemic.

Palm Beach County’s death toll sits at 4,060, an increase of 56 deaths from the CDC’s last report. That’s a rate of 271 cumulative deaths per 100,000 people since the beginning of the pandemic.

Monroe County’s death toll sits at 91, an increase of six deaths from the CDC’s last report. The county would be at a death rate of 123 deaths per 100,000 people if its population were that large.

Manatee County’s death toll sits at 930, an increase of 17 deaths from the CDC’s last report. That’s a rate of 231 cumulative deaths per 100,000 people since the beginning of the pandemic.

FLORIDA COVID VACCINE RATES

About 12,650,993 eligible Floridians — 58.9% of the state’s population — had completed the two-dose series of either the Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna vaccines or have completed Johnson & Johnson’s single-dose vaccine, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

VACCINATIONS IN SOUTH FLORIDA AND MANATEE COUNTY

Here’s how many people have been fully vaccinated in South Florida, according to the CDC.

▪ In Miami-Dade County, about 2,023,293 people, or 74.5% of the county’s total population, are fully vaccinated.

▪ In Broward County, about 1,223,486 people are fully vaccinated, or 62.7% of the county’s population.

▪ In Palm Beach County, about 889,494 people are fully vaccinated, or 59.4% of the county’s population.

▪ In Monroe County, about 51,384 people are fully vaccinated, or 69.2% of the county’s population.

▪ In Manatee County, about 221,346 people are fully vaccinated, or 54.9% of the county’s population.

COVID-19 hospitalizations in Florida

There were 2,913 people hospitalized for COVID-19 in Florida, according to the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services Monday report. This data is reported from 256 Florida hospitals. That is 88 fewer patients than Sunday’s report, continuing a trend of decreasing hospitalizations.

COVID-19 patients take up 5.25% of all inpatient beds in the latest report’s hospitals, compared to 5.41% in the previous day’s reporting hospitals.

Of the people hospitalized in Florida, 788 people were in intensive care unit beds, a decrease of 21. That represents about 12.9% of the state’s ICU hospital beds compared to 12.88% the previous day.

Monday’s Miami-Dade County report said there were 347 COVID patients in the county’s hospitals on Monday, an increase of 92 from the previous day’s report. Of the 38 new COVID patients, 25 (65.79%) had not been vaccinated. Intensive care patients numbered 91, an increase of 24 from the previous day.

Broward County’s Monday report said there were 283 COVID patients in the county’s hospitals, a decrease of 51 from Friday’s report.

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