The rate of positive COVID-19 tests reported by the state Saturday – reflecting the percent of people who tested positive for the first time – was 4.97% statewide. The results of 72,577 tests were returned Friday.
It’s the eleventh straight day the positivity rate was under 7.5%.
The Florida Department of Health reported Saturday that 3,197 people tested positive for the coronavirus since Friday.
That brings the total number of cases statewide to 619,003.
In the great Tampa Bay Region, another 555 new cases were reported Saturday.