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 October 6, 2020.

FLORIDA: 720,125 confirmed cases

  • One-Day Increase: 2,251
  • Total Florida Deaths: 14,945
  • Newly Reported Deaths: 59 *(Reported in last 24 hours)
  • Resident Hospitalizations: 45,004
  • Total Tests: 5,440,799
  • Negative Test Results: 4,713,453
  • 14-Day Average Positivity Rate: 4.44%

MIAMI-DADE: 172,849 confirmed cases 

  • One-Day Increase: 451
  • Total Resident Deaths: 3,349
  • Newly Reported Deaths: 15  *(Reported in last 24 hours)
  • Resident Hospitalizations: 7,910
  • Total Tests: 939,167
  • Negative: 764,313
  • 14-Day Average Positivity Rate: 4.80%

BROWARD: 78,136 confirmed cases

  • One-Day Increase: 124
  • Total Resident Deaths: 1,429
  • Newly Reported Deaths: 6 *(Reported in last 24 hours)
  • Resident Hospitalizations: 6,001
  • Total Tests: 581,911
  • Negative: 502,892
  • 14-Day Average Positivity Rate: 3.08%

MONROE: 1,886 confirmed cases

  • One-Day Increase: 6
  • Total Resident Deaths: 23
  • Newly Reported Deaths: 1 *(Reported in last 24 hours)
  • Resident Hospitalizations: 129
  • Total Tests: 18,338
  • Negative: 16,440
  • 14-Day Average Positivity Rate: 4.03%

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

UNITED STATES: 7,464,372 confirmed cases

  • Deaths: 210,313  (all states, the District of Columbia, Guam and Puerto Rico)

 AROUND THE WORLD: 35,559,026 confirmed cases

  • Deaths: 1,045,390


  • 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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