Florida COVID-19 cases climb toward the 2 million mark, positivity rate remains low

Florida COVID-19 cases climb toward the 2 million mark, positivity rate remains low
(Source: KEYC News Now)

SARASOTA, Fla. (WWSB) - The latest COVID-19 positivity rates climbed slightly in Monday’s report. The Department of Health is reporting a 5.95% positivity rate statewide. Manatee and Sarasota are reporting rates of 7.21% and 5.12% respectively.

The state is also reporting 3,494 new cases bringing the statewide total to 1,948,307. 81 new deaths have been reported bringing the total death toll to 31,764. An increase in the death total does not indicate that all deaths occurred in the last 24 hours.

Here are the latest totals in the Suncoast:

SARASOTA VACCINES: FIRST DOSE: 59,984

SECOND DOSE: 47,534

TOTAL= 107,518

MANATEE VACCINES: FIRST DOSE: 42,671

SECOND DOSE: 29,108

TOTAL=71,779

CASE DATA FOR MANATEE

Total Cases: 32,694 Residents: 31,997 Residents Not in Florida: 0 Non-Residents: 697

Conditions and Care Deaths: 614 Hospitalizations* Residents: 1,382 Non-Residents: 37

Demographics of Cases

Age: Age Range: 0 to 103 Median Age: 42

Gender: Male: 14,803 (46%) Female: 16,847 (53%) Unknown/No data: 347 (<1%)

Race: Black: 2,665 (8%) White: 19,723 (62%) Other: 5,212 (16%) Unknown/No Data: 4,397 (14%)

Ethnicity: Hispanic: 7,254 (23%) Not-Hispanic: 17,417 (54%) Unknown/No Data: 7,326 (23%)

CASE DATA FOR SARASOTA

Total Cases: 27,572 Residents: 26,267 Residents Not in Florida: 0 Non-Residents: 1,305

Conditions and Care Deaths: 750 Hospitalizations* Residents: 1,259 Non-Residents: 56

Demographics of Cases

Age: Age Range: 0 to 105 Median Age: 49

Gender: Male: 12,202 (46%) Female: 13,949 (53%) Unknown/No data: 116 (<1%)

Race: Black: 1,519 (6%) White: 18,658 (71%) Other: 2,036 (8%) Unknown/No Data: 4,054 (15%)

Ethnicity: Hispanic: 2,925 (11%) Not-Hispanic: 14,901 (57%) Unknown/No Data: 8,441 (32%)