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 12 p.m. on September 28, 2020.

FLORIDA: 701,302 confirmed cases

  • One-Day Increase: 738 *
  • Total Florida Deaths: 14,207
  • Newly Reported Deaths: 5  *(Reported in last 24 hours)
  • Resident Hospitalizations: 43,606
  • Total Tests: 5,268,827
  • Negative Test Results: 4,560,370
  • 14-Day Average Positivity Rate: 4.48%
  • *Statewide total test count on 9/27 was 18,410 tests when the 2-week test average was 56,543.

MIAMI-DADE: 169,466 confirmed cases 

  • One-Day Increase:  40
  • Total Deaths: 3,228
  • Newly Reported Deaths: -3  *(Reported in last 24 hours)
  • Resident Hospitalizations: 7,794
  • Total Tests: 912,211
  • Negative: 740,731
  • 14-Day Average Positivity Rate: 4.29%

BROWARD: 76,874 confirmed cases

  • One-Day Increase: 20
  • Total Deaths: 1,380
  • Newly Reported Deaths: 1  *(Reported in last 24 hours)
  • Resident Hospitalizations: 5,876
  • Total Tests: 565,039
  • Negative: 487,281
  • 14-Day Average Positivity Rate: 3.08%

MONROE: 1,837 confirmed cases

  • One-Day Increase: 2
  • Total Deaths: 22
  • Newly Reported Deaths: 0 *(Reported in last 24 hours)
  • Resident Hospitalizations: 122
  • Total Tests: 17,809
  • Negative: 15,960
  • 14-Day Average Positivity Rate: 2.67%

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

UNITED STATES: 7,117,830 confirmed cases

  • Deaths: 204,778   (all states, the District of Columbia, Guam and Puerto Rico)

 AROUND THE WORLD: 33,153,664 confirmed cases

  • Deaths: 998,674


  • 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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