3The Florida Department of Health (DOH) added 140 deaths of people with COVID-19 on Friday, which brought the deceased count in the state to 13,387. It also recorded another 3,204 COVID-19 cases, to raise the total positives to 677,660.
A total of 13,225 Florida residents and 162 non-residents have died of the disease in the state, according to official figures.
Adding 50 deaths on Friday, Miami-Dade exceeded 3,000 deaths of people with COVID-19.
Health authorities have explained that not necessarily all deaths occurred in the last 24 hours. In Florida, the announced deaths may be from previous days because the Department reports new deaths when they are reported to them but are not necessarily the same day.
CONFIRMED COVID-19 CASES IN MIAMI-DADE, BROWARD, PALM BEACH AND MONROE
According to figures released friday, 26% of new cases and 55% of deaths recorded in the last 24 hours are in the following counties:
- In Miami-Dade: A total of 165,980 people have tested positive for COVID-19, a rise of 385 contagions compared to Thursday. A total of 3,027 residents have died with the disease.
- In Broward: A total of 75,266 people have tested positive, a 218-contagion hike from Thursday. A total of 1,317 residents have died with the disease.
- In Palm Beach: A total of 44,683 people have tested positive, a rise of 223 contagions compared to Thursday. A total of 1,272 residents have died with the disease.
- In Monroe: A total of 1,801 people have tested positive, two more than Thursday. A total of 22 residents have died of the disease.