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COVID-19 in Florida: What you need to know Tuesday, Oct. 27

Rachael Thomas
Naples Daily News

The Florida Department of Health reported 4,298 new COVID-19 cases and 56 newly verified deaths Tuesday.

The cumulative number of Florida cases is now 786,311 and the reported death toll for state residents since the pandemic began is 16,505.

The number of Florida residents hospitalized with COVID-19 is 48,512 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:

Overview

  • Total cases: 786,311
  • Deaths of Florida residents: 16,505
  • Hospitalizations: 48,512

Testing

  • Total tests: 6,014,492
  • Total positive tests: 786,311
  • Total negative tests: 5,228,181

Deaths in long-term care facilities

Total: 6,664

Top 5 cities with confirmed cases 

  • Miami: 103,526
  • Orlando: 33,419
  • Jacksonville: 31,376
  • Tampa: 27,668
  • Hialeah: 25,014

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