Florida Reports 179 Deaths Related to COVID-19 in One Day as Positive Cases Statewide Reach Nearly Half a Million

474,621 positive cases in Florida residents and 5,407 positive cases in non-Florida residents

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.

The DOH COVID-19 dashboard is also providing updates once per day. The state of FLorida 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 100,500 individuals were reported to DOH as of midnight, on Friday, July 31. Today on Aug. 1, as reported at 11 a.m., there are:

  • 9,642 new positive COVID-19 cases (9,591 Florida residents and 51 non-Florida residents)
  • 179 Florida resident deaths related to COVID-19

On July 31, 11.08 percent of new cases** tested positive.

There are a total of 480,028 Florida cases*** with 7,022 deaths related to COVID-19.

Since July 31, the death of one hundred seventy-four Florida residents who tested positive for COVID-19 have been reported in Bradford, Brevard, Broward, Charlotte, Citrus, Collier, Dade, Desoto, Duval, Escambia, Franklin, Gadsden, Gulf, Hernando, Highlands, Hillsborough, Indian River, Jackson, Lee, Manatee, Marion, Monroe, Okaloosa, Orange, Osceola, Palm Beach, Pinellas, Polk, Putnam, Santa Rosa, Seminole, St. Johns, St. Lucie, Sumter, Volusia and Wakulla 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, 3,024 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 can also be found here

Confirmed Cases in Florida Residents474,621
Confirmed by DOH15,111
Tested by private labs459,510
Characteristics of Florida Resident Cases 
FL resident diagnosed & isolated out of state*8
Cases in Non-Florida Residents5,407
Confirmed by DOH200
Tested by private labs5,207
Total Cases Overview480,028
Contact with confirmed case129,948
Travel & contact with confirmed case3,698
Under Investigation337,287

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.

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