By CBSMiami.com Team

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.

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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%.

MIAMI-DADE

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%.

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BROWARD

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%.

MONROE

In Monroe, there were 21 new cases and 1 additional death.

Monroe County’s overall totals are 5,413 cases and 41 deaths.

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The single-day positivity rate was 3.88% while the 14-day positivity rate was 7.03%.

CBSMiami.com Team