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Florida Department of Health (Updated 5/9/2020 at 12:30 pm)
~38,926 positive cases in Florida residents and 1,075 positive cases in non-Florida residents~ 
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. —The Florida Department of Health, in order to provide more comprehensive data, releases a report on COVID-19 cases in Florida once per day. The Florida Department of Health COVID-19 dashboard is also providing updates once per day. The state also provides a report detailing surveillance data for every Florida county. Previously, this information was only available for select communities. The surveillance data report is available here.
More than 18,900 test results were reported to the Department of Health on Friday, May 8. Today, as of 11 a.m., there are 802 new positive COVID-19 cases (754 Florida residents and 48 non-Florida residents) and forty-six deaths related to COVID-19.
While Florida’s testing has increased over the past week, the percent of those testing positive for COVID-19 overall is 8 percent. On May 8, 4.5 percent of new cases** tested positive.
The Florida Department of Health also releases a list of long-term care facilities in Florida associated with COVID-19 cases with active cases and number of deaths in each facility in order to provide real-time data. The list of long-term care facilities with active COVID-19 cases is available here. The list of long-term care facilities with deaths in available here. To date, 698 individuals that were staff or residents of a long-term care facility have died.
There are a total of 40,001 Florida cases** with 1,715 deaths related to COVID-19.
Since 11 a.m. on May 8, forty-six people have died who tested positive for COVID-19 in Broward, Charlotte, Dade, Flagler, Lee, Manatee, Palm Beach, Polk, Sarasota, Seminole and Walton counties.
Florida recently partnered with private laboratories around the state to expand COVID-19 laboratory testing capacity. This partnership will increase the number of tests conducted each day and ensure Floridians receive the critical health information they need in a timely manner.
Expansion to private laboratories changes the COVID-19 testing landscape in Florida. Private laboratories are running tests as they receive swab samples from practitioners. Testing and reporting times vary among commercial and DOH laboratories. Demographic information may be updated during investigations. This daily report reflect the state’s efforts to accurately and transparently share information.

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World Health Organization Update

SITUATION IN NUMBERS total (new) cases in last 24 hours 

(last updated 10:00 AM CET 5/9/2020)

Globally 3 855 788 cases (95 845)
265 862 deaths (6388)
Western Pacific Region 1 585 23 cases (1076)
6449 deaths (55)
European Region 1 682 338 cases (27993)
154 233 deaths (2054)
South-East Asia Region 90 808 cases (4514)
3204 deaths (129)
Eastern Mediterranean Region 246 022 cases (8699)
8748 deaths (140)
Region of the Americas 1 636 841 cases (50712)
91 893 deaths (3963)
African Region 40 544 cases (2851)
1322 deaths (47)
  • The Emergency Relief Coordinator/UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs Mark Lowcock launched an update to the Global Humanitarian Response Plan for COVID-19 (GHRP). He was joined by the Executive Director of WHO’s Health Emergencies Programme, Dr Mike Ryan; the President and CEO
    of Oxfam America, Abby Maxman; the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi; and the Executive Director of the World Food Programme, David Beasley. The GHRP has a funding requirement of U$6.7 billion to protect millions of people already facing humanitarian crises in several countries. For
    more information, aUN News Story and YouTube recording is available.
  • New interim guidance has been released by the Inter-Agency Standing Committee on how to adapt COVID-19 prevention and response measures for use in low capacity and humanitarian settings.
  • WHO has released a video summarising key moments in the response so far.