Florida Department of Health Issues Update on COVID-19 11/27/20

11/27/2020

Florida Department of Health Issues Update on COVID-19 11/27/20

~New case positivity has decreased and remained under eight percent this week~

Today, the Florida Department of Health issued a weekly update on COVID-19. The percent positivity for new cases in Florida residents has decreased from 7.67 percent one week ago to 6.2 percent today, and has been under eight percent this entire week. The COVID-19 daily reports continue to be updated daily and the Florida Department of Health COVID-19 Dashboard also continues to be updated daily. Please find all daily reports here. 

Hospitalizations:

As posted on the Agency for Health Care Administration’s hospitalization dashboard at 3:15 p.m., there are 3,748 current hospitalizations with a primary diagnosis of COVID-19.

Positive test results:

  • Yesterday’s statewide positivity rate for new cases is 6.20 percent.

Fatalities by date of passing:

Today, data reported to DOH shows there has been a steady decline in the number of reported Florida resident deaths who were previously diagnosed with COVID-19. 

Florida long-term care facility data:

  • The list of long-term care facilities with active COVID-19 cases is available here.
  • The list of long-term care facilities with deaths is available here, which is updated weekly.
  • To date, 7,233 individuals that were staff or residents of a long-term care facility have died. 

Overall testing:

  • Yesterday, test results for more than 120,625 individuals were reported to DOH.
  • As of November 26, 979,021 individuals have tested positive for COVID-19 in Florida.

In order to make the daily COVID-19 report easier to download and more accessible, the daily report separates case line data in a separate PDF. The case line data report is available here. The state also provides a report detailing surveillance data for every Florida county, which is available here. The antibody COVID-19 test results report will be provided once a week and contains county, race and lab information on antibody COVID-19 tests conducted in Florida. The report for antibody tests conducted by private health care providers is available here and the report for antibody tests conducted at state-supported COVID-19 testing sites is available here.

More information on a case-by-case basis can also be found here.

To find the most up-to-date information and guidance on COVID-19, please visit the Department of Health’s dedicated COVID-19 webpage. For information and advisories from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), please visit the CDC COVID-19 website, this website is also available in Spanish and Creole. For more information about current travel advisories issued by the U.S. Department of State, please visit the travel advisory website.

estions related to COVID-19 in Florida, please contact the Department’s dedicated COVID-19 Call Center by calling 1-866-779-6121. The Call Center is available 24 hours per day. Inquiries may also be emailed to COVID-19@flhealth.gov.

About the Florida Department of Health

The Florida Department of Health, nationally accredited by the Public Health Accreditation Board, works to protect, promote and improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county and community efforts.

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Updated: Friday, November 27, 2020
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