Comparing the indicators for the first days of August with those of July, a decrease in the rate of progression of the pandemic is noted.

The confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Florida rose to 532,806 with 6,629 more infected and deaths from the disease reached 8,186 with the 77 deaths recorded in the last 24 hours, figures in both cases lower than those of the previous day.

As reported by the state Department of Health, the rate of positive cases in the tests of the last day also fell, which stood at 8.43% compared to 9.9% on Saturday 8-A.

Usually, Sundays are the days of the week in which the indicators of the incidence of the disease show lower values, probably due to the fact that fewer tests and data are processed due to the holiday.

Comparing the indicators for the first days of August with those of July, a decrease in the rate of progression of the pandemic is noted.

July saw both the record for daily cases (15,300) and daily deaths (257) since the pandemic reached Florida in March.

July 24 was the last day Florida had more than 10,000 new cases in 24 hours.

In Miami-Dade, the epicenter of the COVID-19 in Florida, today 1,244 cases and 27 more deaths were recorded, putting the totals at 132,461 and 1,865, respectively.

They are followed by Broward, with 62,268 cases and 803 deaths, and Palm Beach, with 37,020 cases and 931 deaths.

The Florida Department of Health does not register in its account of deaths from COVID-19 more than residents in the state, although it separately gives the number of non-residents killed by the pandemic in its territory: 129 to date.

There are currently 6,867 people hospitalized in Florida for COVID-19 and 23.68% of hospital beds in the state are vacant. The availability of places in intensive care units is 19.83%, according to the Florida Health Care Management Administration (AHCA).

The so-called “sunshine state” is one of the five in which 40% of COVID-19 cases are concentrated in the United States, the country with the most infections in the world, with more than five million.

In the United States, more than 162,000 people have died from COVID-19.

 

Amelia Warner– After graduating from NYU with a master's degree in history, She was also a columnist for many local newspapers. Amelia Warner mostly covers Entertainment topics, but at times loves to write about movie reviews as well.

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