(Updated 9/8/2020 at 2:00 pm)

~COVID-19 Related Floridian Deaths Maintaining Steady Decline in Recent Weeks~ 

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, data reported to DOH shows there has been a steady decline in the number of reported Florida resident deaths who were previously diagnosed with COVID-19. The fourth week of July compared to the fourth week of August, shows a 75 percent decrease in the average number of reported COVID-19 related deaths.

Today, Florida had the twenty-seventh straight day below 10 percent positivity of new cases.

Today, as reported at 11 a.m., there are 1,823 new positive COVID-19 cases and 44 reported deaths – 4 occurred yesterday, September 7. As posted on the Agency for Health Care Administration’s hospitalization dashboard at 12:15 p.m., there are 3,156 current hospitalizations with a primary diagnosis of COVID-19.

Test results for more than 40,800 individuals were reported to DOH as of midnight, on Monday, September 7. On September 7, 4.96 percent of new cases** tested positive.

To date, there are a total of 650,092 Florida cases*** with 11,915 deaths related to COVID-19.

Since September 7, the death of forty-four Florida residents who tested positive for COVID-19 have been reported in Broward, Dade, Flagler, Hillsborough, Jackson, Lee, Marion, Nassau, Okaloosa, Palm Beach, Pasco, Pinellas, Seminole and St. Johns 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, 4,973 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.