The number of confirmed cases of the Coronavirus in the State of Florida has increased by 32% in the last 7 days. That’s nearly 24,000 new cases in just the last week. That puts the total number of confirmed cases in the State of Florida just short of 100,000.
There were over 1,000 new hospitalizations over the last week or a 10% increase over the number we reported last week. Florida’s total number of hospitalized (including treated and released patients and fatalities) is just over 13,000.
There were 236 new COVID-19 fatalities over the last week in the State of Florida. That’s an 8% increase over the prior week. Total fatalities in Florida is now at 3,161.
The number of confirmed cases in Miami-Dade increased by more than 4,000 cases over the last 7 days. That’s a 19% increase over the last week. That puts the total number of confirmed cases in the county at 25,790 cases.
Hospitalizations within the county increased by 8% over the last week with 264 new hospitalization in the last 7 days. We hope this number continues to be far lower than the number of confirmed cases.
Sixty-two people died from the coronavirus within the last 7 days in Miami-Dade County. That’s an 8% increase over the prior week. Since the start of this pandemic, Miami-Dade has recorded 884 fatalities due to this disease.
Over the last week, our local zip code has recorded 29 new cases or an increase of 8% over the last week. That puts the total number of cases within zip code 33166 at 378.
In the last week, we lost an additional two residents from Fair Havens. That puts the total number of fatalities from Fair Havens at 44. Fair Havens continues to lead the state of Florida with the highest number of fatalities among nursing homes within the State of Florida. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the families and loved ones of all the victims of this virus.