Florida Department of Health

07/12/2020 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 07/12/2020 10:30

Florida Department of Health Updates New COVID-19 Cases, Announces Forty-Five Deaths Related to COVID-19

Contact: Joint Information Center on COVID-19 for the State of Florida (850) 815-4940, [email protected]

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Florida Department of Health Updates New COVID-19 Cases, Announces Forty-Five Deaths Related to COVID-19

~Florida has record-high number of more than 142,900 test results reported in one day; third-day decline in percent positivity of new cases~

TALLAHASSEE - Today, the Florida Department of Health (DOH) reported a record-high number of test results received in one day, in addition to a third-day decline in percent positivity of new cases. On July 11, 142,981 test results were reported to the state and 11.25 percent of new cases** tested positive.

DOH, in order to provide more comprehensive data, releases a report on COVID-19 cases in Florida once per day. The DOH COVID-19 dashboard is also providing updates once per day. The state also provides a report detailing surveillance data for every Florida county, which is available here.

In order to make the daily COVID-19 report easier to download and more accessible, the daily report will now separate case line data in a separate PDF. Both reports will continue to be updated daily. The case line data report is available here.

Test results for more than 142,900 individuals were reported to DOH as of midnight, on Saturday, July 11. Today, as reported at 11 a.m., there are:

  • 15,300 new positive COVID-19 cases (15,135 Florida residents and 165 non-Florida residents)
  • 45 Florida resident deaths related to COVID-19

There are a total of 266,119 positive cases in Florida residents and 3,692 positive cases in non-Florida residents.

There are a total of 269,811 Florida cases*** with 4,242 deaths related to COVID-19.

Since July 11, the deaths of forty-five Florida residents who tested positive for COVID-19 have been reported in Brevard, Broward, Charlotte, Dade, Duval, Hernando, Hillsborough, Holmes, Lee, Martin, Palm Beach, Polk, Seminole and St. Lucie 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, 2,100 individuals that were staff or residents of a long-term care facility have died.

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.

More information on a case-by-case basis can also be found here.

Confirmed Cases in Florida Residents

266,119

Confirmed by DOH

9,786

Tested by private labs

256,333

Characteristics of Florida Resident Cases

FL resident diagnosed & isolated out of state*

8

Deaths

4,242

Cases in Non-Florida Residents

3,692

Confirmed by DOH

168

Tested by private labs

3,524

Total Cases Overview

269,811

Traveled

2,875

Contact with confirmed case

73,889

Travel & contact with confirmed case

2,791

Under Investigation

186,564

For more detail on Florida resident cases, please visit the live DOH Dashboard here.

* Florida residents that are diagnosed with COVID-19 and isolated out of state are not reflected on the Florida map.

**This percentage is the number of people who test positive for the first time divided by all tests, excluding people who have previously tested positive.

***Total cases overview includes positive cases in Florida residents and non-Florida residents tested in Florida.

More Information on COVID-19

To find the most up-to-date information and guidance on COVID-19, please visit the Department of Health's dedicated COVID-19 webpage. For information and advisories from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), please visit the CDC COVID-19 website, this website is also available in Spanish and Creole. For more information about current travel advisories issued by the U.S. Department of State, please visit the travel advisory website.

For any other questions related to COVID-19 in Florida, please contact the Department's dedicated COVID-19 Call Center by calling 1-866-779-6121. The Call Center is available 24 hours per day. Inquiries may also be emailed to [email protected].

About the Florida Department of Health

The Florida Department of Health, nationally accredited by the Public Health Accreditation Board, works to protect, promote and improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county and community efforts.

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