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Florida reports 28,791 COVID-19 cases, 357 deaths in past week

The COVID-19 pandemic by the numbers in Florida, covering the period of Sept. 2-8.
Florida's weekly coronavirus numbers.
Florida's weekly coronavirus numbers. [ Photo illustration by ASHLEY DYE and KINFAY MOROTI | Times ] ]
Published Sep. 9

Overall numbers

28,791: Number of cases reported in Florida over the most recent 7-day period.

4,113: Average cases a day during that time period last week, down 26% from the prior week.

7,066,234: Total number of cases recorded in Florida.

357: Number of deaths reported in the past week.

80,384: Total pandemic deaths in Florida.

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Vaccinations

10,901: Vaccinations (first or second doses) administered in the past week, down 52% compared to the previous week.

81%: Florida population that is at least partially vaccinated.

68%: Florida population that is fully vaccinated.

79%: U.S. population that is at least partially vaccinated.

67%: U.S. population that is fully vaccinated.

4,074: Booster doses administered in Florida in the last week, down 60% compared to the previous week.

28%: Florida population that is boosted.

33%: U.S. population that is boosted.

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Positivity rates, by state and area county

15.6%: Florida, down from 16.8% last week.

19.7%: Citrus

16.1%: Hernando

15.9%: Polk

15.8%: Manatee

13.1%: Hillsborough

12.8%: Pasco

11.1%: Pinellas

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Hospitalizations

2,579: Florida hospitalizations, down 8% compared to the prior week.

835: Tampa Bay admissions, down 7% compared to the prior week.

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Local cases

7,732: Cases in Tampa Bay, down 16% compared to the prior week.

1,303,512: Total cases in Tampa Bay to date.

83: Deaths in Tampa Bay.

16,915: Total deaths in Tampa Bay to date.

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How to get tested

Florida: The Department of Health has a list of test sites.

The nation: The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services can help you find a testing site.

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How to get vaccinated

The COVID-19 vaccine is being administered at clinics, doctors’ offices, public health offices and retail pharmacies. Here’s how to find a site near you:

Find a site: Visit vaccines.gov to find vaccination sites in your ZIP code.

More help: Call the National COVID-19 Vaccination Assistance Hotline.

Phone: 800-232-0233. Help is available in English, Spanish and other languages.

TTY: 888-720-7489

Disability Information and Access Line: Call 888-677-1199 or email DIAL@n4a.org.

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