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 1:00 p.m. on September 17, 2020.

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FLORIDA: 674,456 confirmed cases

  • One-Day Increase: 3,255
  • Total Florida Deaths: 13,247
  • Newly Reported Deaths: 147  *(Reported in last 24 hours)
  • Resident Hospitalizations: 42,047
  • Total Tests: 5,018,057
  • Negative Test Results: 4,336,517
  • 14-Day Average Positivity Rate: 4.84%

MIAMI-DADE: 165,595 confirmed cases 

  • One-Day Increase: 448
  • Total Deaths: 2,977
  • Newly Reported Deaths: 22  *(Reported in last 24 hours)
  • Resident Hospitalizations: 7,656
  • Total Tests: 874,228
  • Negative: 706,608
  • 14-Day Average Positivity Rate: 5.09%

BROWARD: 75,048 confirmed cases

  • One-Day Increase: 216
  • Total Deaths: 1,311
  • Newly Reported Deaths: 14 *(Reported in last 24 hours)
  • Resident Hospitalizations: 5,742
  • Total Tests: 542,713
  • Negative: 466,782
  • 14-Day Average Positivity Rate: 3.25%

MONROE: 1,799 confirmed cases

  • One-Day Increase: 8
  • Total Deaths: 22
  • Newly Reported Deaths: 2  *(Reported in last 24 hours)
  • Resident Hospitalizations: 120
  • Total Tests: 17,088
  • Negative: 15,277
  • 14-Day Average Positivity Rate: 2.94%

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

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UNITED STATES: 6,635,467 confirmed cases

  • Deaths: 196,912 (all states, the District of Columbia, Guam and Puerto Rico)

 AROUND THE WORLD: 29,917,428 confirmed cases

  • Deaths: 941,862


  • 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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