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Florida Reports 7,788 Coronavirus Cases, 120 Deaths On Sunday

Hospitalizations in the state continue to drop, with 6,153 people in Florida’s hospitals on Sunday afternoon.

Florida officials reported 7,788 new coronavirus cases on Sunday, bringing the statewide total to 1,721,377.

The state also reported 120 deaths due to complications from COVID-19 since Saturday, bringing the total number of deaths to 26,915.

Hospitalizations in the state continue to drop, with 6,153 people in Florida’s hospitals on Sunday afternoon.

The state reported the results of 165,776 tests on Sunday and of those tested for the first time, 5.54 were positive.

State Totals (as of Sunday, Jan. 31):

  • Positive Tests - 1,721,377
  • Deaths – 26,915


Daily Changes:

  • State: Positive Tests – 7,788 | Deaths - 120
  • Greater Tampa Bay Region: Positive Tests – 1,425| Deaths - 4


Daily Testing (statewide):

  • Tests Received – 165776| Positivity Rate – 5.54%


ABOUT THE DATA: The Florida Department of Health produces a daily update around 11 a.m. with information about COVID-19 cases and deaths that were reported over the previous 24 hours. Cases and deaths in the report may have happened days or weeks earlier, according to state officials. The state separately tracks cases and deaths that occurred on specific days on its dashboard and those totals are frequently updated.

Florida COVID-19 daily total of positive tests/deaths for the last two weeks:

  • Jan. 31: 7,788/120
  • Jan. 30: 15,019/110
  • Jan. 29: 10,976/229
  • Jan. 28: 11,423/207
  • Jan. 27: 8,408/169
  • Jan. 26: 9,594/231
  • Jan. 25: 8,720/156
  • Jan. 24: 9,535/132
  • Jan. 23: 12,311/156
  • Jan. 22: 13,719/277
  • Jan. 21: 12,873/163
  • Jan. 20: 11,914/145
  • Jan. 19: 9,816/163
  • Jan. 18: 8,002/142

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