Osceola County, with 715 total coronavirus cases (6 more from overnight) since the Florida Department of Health reported the first one on March 13, is 15th among the states 67 counties in total cases reported.
Just under 3 percent of the 1,716 tests done in the last seven days in the county returned positive. Since testing started the county is now at 4.72 percent positive cases, below the statewide average of 5.7 percent.
Some specific county data, such as details on those who the DOH reports passed away from the virus, which hadn’t been available for the last two weeks or so, is now available again. The 20th reported fatality from the virus in Osceola County, reported Monday, passed away on May 10. The 79-year-old male was the fifth person to pass from COVID-19 between May 7-10. All were reported to have contact with a confirmed case. The average age of Osceola’s 20 coronavirus fatalities is 74.55.
With many more businesses opening to join the ones that came back online on May 4, the state of Florida reported over 1,200 new cases on Tuesday, the fifth day since May 16 there have been at least 980 reports, for a total of 58,764, with 2,566 fatalities. The DOH is receiving a range of 25,000 to 38,000 lab test results most days, and the state is approaching 1,100,000 tests done of its 22 million residents.