MIAMI (CBSMiami) – New cases of the coronavirus are surfacing every day in South Florida and the rest of the state.

Here are the latest numbers and information you need to know at-a-glance as of 1 p.m. on August 23, 2020.

FLORIDA: 600,571 confirmed cases

  • One-Day increase: 2,974
  • Total Florida Deaths: 10,462
  • New Deaths: 51 *(Reported in last 24 hours)
  • Resident Hospitalizations: 36,468
  • Total Tests: 4,435,417
  • Negative Test Results: 3,828,062
  • 14-Day Average Positivity Rate: 7.92%

MIAMI-DADE: 151,986 confirmed cases (largest number in the state)

  • One-Day Increase: 724
  • Total Deaths: 2,243
  • New Deaths: 5 *(Reported in last 24 hours)
  • Resident Hospitalizations: 6,981
  • Total Tests: 780,128
  • Negative: 626,187
  • 14-Day Average Positivity Rate: 11.06%

BROWARD: 69,136 confirmed cases

  • One-Day Increase: 233
  • Total Deaths: 1,113
  • New Deaths: 25  *(Reported in last 24 hours)
  • Resident Hospitalizations: 5,048
  • Total Tests: 483,311
  • Negative: 413,314
  • 14-Day Average Positivity Rate: 7.50%

MONROE: 1,693 confirmed cases

  • One-Day Increase: 6
  • Total Deaths: 14
  • New Deaths: 0  *(Reported in last 24 hours)
  • Resident Hospitalizations: 107
  • Total Tests: 15,537
  • Negative: 13,831
  • 14-Day Average Positivity Rate: 6.86%

These numbers are provided by the Florida Department of Health Dashboard.

UNITED STATES: 5,678,249 confirmed cases

  • Deaths: 176,489 (all states, the District of Columbia, Guam and Puerto Rico)

 AROUND THE WORLD: 23,260,775 confirmed cases

  • Deaths: 805,765



  • Wash your hands often for at least 20 seconds
  • Use alcohol-based hand sanitizer
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, mouth and face
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick or exhibit symptoms
  • Stay home when you are sick
  • Cough and sneeze into your elbow, not your hands
  • Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue when you sneeze, then throw out the tissue and wash your hands
  • Disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces
  • Evaluate your travel plans as conditions warrant; you should rethink traveling to areas that are already under a travel advisory or areas that are experiencing an outbreak of coronavirus
  • Currently, there is no vaccine to protect against the coronavirus.


  • Mild to severe respiratory illness
  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath
  • For those with a weakened immune system, the elderly and the very young, there’s a chance the virus could cause a lower, and much more serious, respiratory tract illness like a pneumonia or bronchitis.
  • Symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure

CLICK HERE to see an interactive dashboard showing real-time data of confirmed cases and deaths. Johns Hopkins University Center for Systems Science and Engineering created a map that provides the most accurate international tracking of the outbreak of coronavirus, or COVID-19.

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