~New case positivity rate below 10 percent for fourteenth straight day~
TALLAHASSEE —The Florida Department of Health (DOH), in order to provide more comprehensive data, releases a report on COVID-19 cases in Florida once per day. Today, Florida had the fourteenth straight day below 10 percent positivity of new cases.
Today, as reported at 11 a.m., there are 3,220 new positive COVID-19 cases and 153 reported deaths – 13 occurred yesterday, August 25. As posted on the Agency for Health Care Administration’s hospitalization dashboard at 11:30 a.m., there are 4,398 current hospitalizations with a primary diagnosis of COVID-19.
Test results for more than 65,20 individuals were reported to DOH as of midnight, on Tuesday, August 25. On August 25, 5.75 percent of new cases** tested positive.
To date, there are a total of 608,722 Florida cases*** with 10,733 deaths related to COVID-19.
Since August 25, the death of one hundred fifty-three Florida residents who tested positive for COVID-19 have been reported in Bay, Brevard, Broward, Citrus, Collier, Dade, Duval, Escambia, Gadsden, Gulf, Hernando, Hillsborough, Indian River, Jefferson, Lafayette, Lake, Lee, Madison, Manatee, Marion, Martin, Monroe, Okaloosa, Okeechobee, Orange, Osceola, Palm Beach, Pinellas, Polk, Putnam, Sarasota, Seminole, St. Johns, St. Lucie, Sumter, Volusia and Washington counties.
Florida long-term care facility 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 is available here, which is updated weekly.
- To date, 4,530 individuals that were staff or residents of a long-term care facility have died.
In order to make the daily COVID-19 report easier to download and more accessible, the daily report separates case line data in a separate PDF. The case line data report is available here. The state also provides a report detailing surveillance data for every Florida county, which is available here. The antibody COVID-19 test results report will be provided once a week and contains county, race and lab information on antibody COVID-19 tests conducted in Florida. The report for antibody tests conducted by private health care providers is available here and the report for antibody tests conducted at state-supported COVID-19 testing sites is available here.