Florida continued to show large numbers of new coronavirus cases on Tuesday’s report with 9,194 positive cases and 134 new deaths. This is the highest number of deaths reported since March 1, 2020. Although positive cases were reported as lower, there were also over 40,000 less test results in Tuesday’s report.
The report brings Florida’s total of COVID-19 cases since March 1 to 291,629. The death toll is now 4,409.
There have been 4.575 total confirmed cases since March in Osceola with 132 new cases reported on Tuesday, along with 6 new deaths, bringing the total amount of coronavirus-related deaths in Osceola to 37, or 1% of the confirmed cases overall.
There were also 448 negatives reported – bringing the positivity rate for Tuesday’s report to 22.8% – however, there were 1.428 less test results in the report from Osceola.
There are currently 8,345 hospitalizations in Florida with a Primary Diagnosis of COVID. 193 of those are in Osceola County, which has 35 of their 93 adult ICU beds available, or 27.34%. The state has 5,098 ICU beds with 1,041 available, or 16.96%.