Florida COVID-19 positivity rate goes back down to 8.72%

Florida COVID-19 positivity rate goes back down to 8.72%
(Source: KEYC News Now)

SARASOTA, Fla. (WWSB) - After an extremely high spike on Monday, the state COVID-19 positivity rate is back down to 8,72%.

The Florida Department of Health is reporting 1,306,123 state wide since the pandemic began. The positivity rate also dipped back down in Manatee (9.87%) and Sarasota Counties (6.80%).

21,546 deaths have been reported statewide since March. Here are the latest totals in the Suncoast.

CASE DATA FOR MANATEE

Total Cases: 21,980 Residents: 21,629 Residents Not in Florida: 0 Non-Residents: 351

Conditions and Care Deaths: 422 Hospitalizations* Residents: 1,098 Non-Residents: 20

Demographics of Cases

Age: Age Range: 0 to 101 Median Age: 41

Gender: Male: 10,028 (46%) Female: 11,352 (52%) Unknown/No data: 249 (<1%)

Race: Black: 1,918 (9%) White: 12,755 (59%) Other: 3,360 (16%) Unknown/No Data: 3,596 (17%)

Ethnicity: Hispanic: 5,308 (25%) Not-Hispanic: 11,533 (53%) Unknown/No Data: 4,788 (22%)

CASE DATA FOR SARASOTA

Total Cases: 18,371 Residents: 17,812 Residents Not in Florida: 0 Non-Residents: 559

Conditions and Care Deaths: 507 Hospitalizations* Residents: 1,019 Non-Residents: 33

Demographics of Cases

Age: Age Range: 0 to 105 Median Age: 48

Gender: Male: 8,271 (46%) Female: 9,457 (53%) Unknown/No data: 84 (<1%)

Race: Black: 1,059 (6%) White: 12,183 (68%) Other: 1,513 (8%) Unknown/No Data: 3,057 (17%)

Ethnicity: Hispanic: 2,225 (12%) Not-Hispanic: 10,613 (60%) Unknown/No Data: 4,974 (28%)

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