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Florida Department of Health (Updated 5/2/2020 at 1:00 pm)
~34,555 positive cases in Florida residents and 908 positive cases in non-Florida residents~ 
TALLAHASSEE — 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 1. Today, as of 11 a.m., there are 735 new positive COVID-19 cases (726 Florida residents and 9 non-Florida residents) and fifty 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 9 percent. On May 1, four 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, 475 individuals that were staff or residents of a long-term care facility have died.
There are a total of 35,463 Florida cases** with 1,364 deaths related to COVID-19.
Since 11 a.m. on May 1, fifty people have died who tested positive for COVID-19 in Broward, Charlotte, Clay, Dade, Escambia, Flagler, Manatee, Nassau, Orange, Palm Beach, Pinellas, St. Lucie, Suwannee and Volusia 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. These twice daily reports 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 5/2/2020)

Globally 3 267 184 cases (91 977)
229 971 deaths (5799)
Western Pacific Region 150 403 cases (1565)
6166 deaths (39)
European Region 1 492 024 cases (30 620)
140 586 deaths (2386)
South-East Asia Region 60 490 cases (3402)
2256 deaths (82)
Eastern Mediterranean Region 194 991 cases (6406)
7741 deaths (143)
Region of the Americas 1 340 591 cases (48 674)
72 196 deaths (3109)
African Region 27 973 cases (1310)
1013 deaths (40)
  • No new country/territory/area reported cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours.
  • WHO and the European Investment Bank yesterday signed a collaboration agreement to accelerate investment in health preparedness and primary healthcare in countries most vulnerable to the COVID-19 pandemic. The first phase will strengthen primary healthcare in ten African countries. The DirectorGeneral Dr. Tedros, in his regular media briefing yesterday said that, with the signing of the agreement, “We are deepening our relationship with the European Union”. He also reminded all that the European Commission will host a pledging conference on 4 May to raise funds for investment in vaccine research.