MIAMI (CBSMiami) – The Florida Department of Health reported another 6,979 new coronavirus cases on Wednesday.
That brings the total to 1,744,619 since the first publicly announced infection in March of 2020.READ MORE: Johnson & Johnson Single-Shot COVID-19 Vaccine Joining In The Fight Against Global Pandemic
There were another 203 additional deaths, bringing the total to 27,472.
The single-day positivity rate was 7.77% while the 14-day positivity rate was 8.87%.
In Miami-Dade, there were 1,230 newly reported cases of COVID-19 and 12newly reported deaths.
The death toll is now 4,919.
The additional cases increased Miami-Dade County’s overall total to 376,552.
The single-day positivity rate was 7.34%, while the 14-day positivity rate was 8.14%.READ MORE: South Florida House Republicans Vote Against President Biden's $1.9 Trillion Pandemic Relief Package
In Broward, there were 627 new cases and 6 additional deaths.
The death toll stands at 2,125.
Broward County’s overall total increased to 175,306 cases.
The single-day positivity rate was 7.08% while the 14-day positivity rate was 8.44%.
In Monroe, there were 21 new cases and 1 additional death.
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The single-day positivity rate was 3.88% while the 14-day positivity rate was 7.03%.