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COVID-19 in Florida: State reports 8,670 new cases, 153 deaths Monday, Jan. 25

Grace Pateras
 
| The News Herald

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The Florida Department of Health reported 8,670 new COVID-19 cases and 153 newly verified deaths Monday.

The cumulative number of Florida cases is now 1,658,169 and the reported death toll for state residents since the pandemic began is 25,446.


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The number of Florida residents hospitalized with COVID-19 is 70,346 since the pandemic began. The Department of Health notes the total figure is cumulative and does not reflect the number of COVID-19 patients currently in hospitals.

Here’s a breakdown of the latest numbers in Florida:

Florida COVID overview

  • Total cases: 1,658,169
  • Deaths of Florida residents: 25,446
  • Hospitalizations: 70,346

Coronavirus testing

  • Total Florida residents tested: 1,627,830
  • Florida residents tested yesterday: 109,008
  • Daily positivity rate for new cases: 9.56%

The positivity rate is calculated by the state by using the total number of people tested for the virus and the total number of people who have tested positive. Health officials have said the positivity rate should stay at or below 5% to ensure a large enough group of the population is being tested.

Deaths in long-term care facilities

  • Total: 9,176

Vaccinations in Florida

  • People vaccinated with at least one dose: 1,249,439
  • People fully vaccinated: 157,972 

Vaccination data provided by Johns Hopkins University and state health departments. Click on the map below for county-by-county details.

Top 5 cities with confirmed cases 

  • Miami: 206,999
  • Orlando: 72,942
  • Jacksonville: 72,745
  • Tampa: 56,773
  • Hialeah: 50,548

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Grace Pateras is a Digital Producer for the USA TODAY Network. Follow her on Twitter at @gracepateras.

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