David J. Neal of The Miami Herald reports some encouraging news from Florida on COVID-19, writing:
Sunday’s COVID-19 dashboard update from the Florida Department of Health featured the lowest new case numbers for Florida and Miami-Dade since June.
Florida had 3,779 new cases, 900 of which came from Miami-Dade, the county with the most COVID-19 cases and deaths, by far.
Palm Beach’s 227 new cases and three deaths bring its totals to 39,129 and 992. The average daily positive test reate fell from 8.7% to 7.0%.
Monroe County reported 11 new cases (1,633) and no new deaths (13).
The state’s Agency for Health Care Administration reported 5,732 current hospitalizations in Florida Sunday, up 23 from Saturday, but well down from the 8,079 cases two weeks ago.
Miami-Dade added 17 hospitalizations (1,156) and Broward added 15 (740). Palm Beach (360) and Monroe (10) remained the same.