Coronavirus-At-A-Glance: Miami-Dade Sees One Day Increase Of More Than 2,700 Cases

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MIAMI (CBSMiami) – New cases of the coronavirus are surfacing every day South Florida and the rest of the state.

Here are the latest numbers and information you need to know at-a-glance as of 11 a.m. on August 1, 2020.

FLORIDA: 480,028 confirmed cases

  • One-Day increase: 9,642 cases
  • Total Florida Deaths: 7,144
  • New Deaths: 178  *(Reported in last 24 hours)
  • Resident Hospitalizations: 26,972
  • Total Tests: 3,684,875
  • Negative Test Results: 3,199,415
  • 14-Day Average Positivity Rate: 12.01%

MIAMI-DADE: 121,207 confirmed cases (largest number in the state)

  • One-Day Increase: 2,745
  • Total Deaths: 1,647
  • New Deaths: 36  *(Reported in last 24 hours)
  • Hospitalizations: 5,599
  • Total Tests: 634,887
  • Negative: 512,148
  • 14-Day Average Positivity Rate: 18.39%

BROWARD: 56,797 confirmed cases

  • One-Day Increase: 1386
  • Total Deaths: 742
  • New Deaths: 36 *(Reported in last 24 hours)
  • Hospitalizations: 3,398
  • Total Tests: 401,778
  • Negative: 344,366
  • 14-Day Average Positivity Rate: 13.35%

MONROE: 1,325 confirmed cases

  • One-Day Increase: 25
  • Total Deaths: 9
  • New Deaths: 1  *(Reported in last 24 hours)
  • Hospitalizations: 89
  • Total Tests: 12,327
  • Negative: 10,992
  • 14-Day Average Positivity Rate: 13.05%

These numbers are provided by the Florida Department of Health Dashboard.

UNITED STATES: 4,566,275 confirmed cases

  • Deaths: 153,642 (all states, the District of Columbia, Guam and Puerto Rico)

 AROUND THE WORLD: 17,622,478 confirmed cases

  • Deaths: 680,165
  • 188 countries/regions affected

TO AVOID GETTING SICK

  • Wash your hands often for at least 20 seconds
  • Use alcohol-based hand sanitizer
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, mouth and face
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick or exhibit symptoms
  • Stay home when you are sick
  • Cough and sneeze into your elbow, not your hands
  • Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue when you sneeze, then throw out the tissue and wash your hands
  • Disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces
  • Evaluate your travel plans as conditions warrant; you should rethink traveling to areas that are already under a travel advisory or areas that are experiencing an outbreak of coronavirus
  • Currently, there is no vaccine to protect against the coronavirus.

SYMPTOMS

  • Mild to severe respiratory illness
  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath
  • For those with a weakened immune system, the elderly and the very young, there’s a chance the virus could cause a lower, and much more serious, respiratory tract illness like a pneumonia or bronchitis.
  • Symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure

CLICK HERE to see an interactive dashboard showing real-time data of confirmed cases and deaths. Johns Hopkins University Center for Systems Science and Engineering created a map that provides the most accurate international tracking of the outbreak of coronavirus, or COVID-19.

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