The number of new cases statewide slowed over the past 24 hours – only 766. The new total is 21,367. However deaths jumped by 54 to 524. While Florida’s testing has increased over the past week, the percent of those testing positive for COVID-19 overall is 10 percent. Of the 9,953 tests performed on April 13, there were 1,271 positive results, or 13 percent.
Since last night, 25 people have died who tested positive for COVID-19 in Bay, Broward, Dade, Hillsborough, Manatee, Palm Beach, Pinellas, Polk and Suwannee counties.
Escambia County is up 11 cases over the past 24 hours and only five since last night. New total: 246. No new deaths. No change in cases tied to long-term care facilities, still 39.
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City Zip Codes
The DOH report for 11 a.m. April 14 shows city zip code 32501 decreasing by six cases and 32502 increasing by 7. We have asked DOH Escambia and EOC to explained the changes to 32501 and 32502. We will post the replies.
TOP 20 Florida Counties
Among the counties with a minimum 160 cases, Broward County – the one the Escambia County administrator has benchmarked for the commissioner – has the highest cases per capita.