According to the Department of Health, there were 58,764 total cases of COVID-19 in Florida as of Wednesday. That’s 1,317 more cases than the previous day.
At least 2,566 Florida residents have died from COVID-19, as 36 new deaths were reported.
Palm Beach County: 6,477 cases
-Men: 3,238; Women: 3,129
-84 new reported cases since Tuesday
-8 new reported deaths since Tuesday
Broward County: 7,339 cases
-Men: 3,526, Women: 3,638
-91 new reported cases since Tuesday
-1 new reported death since Tuesday
As stated in Executive Orders 20-80 and 20-86, travelers entering the state of Florida from Connecticut, Louisiana, New Jersey, or New York must self-isolate for 14 days from their entry into Florida or the duration of their stay. Visit https://t.co/E7UM7vX9fk for more. pic.twitter.com/c0vc8OKH0X
— Florida Dept. Health (@HealthyFla) June 3, 2020
Miami-Dade County: 18,456 cases
-Men: 9,176, Women: 9,083
-232 new reported cases since Tuesday
-9 new reported deaths since Tuesday
Testing in Florida:
-Total Tests: 1,081,825
-Overall Percentage of Positive Cases: 5.4%
In the three weeks since Palm Beach County reopened, COVID-19 cases have risen.
The county was adding about 68 positive cases per day before reopening May 11, whereas the number now averages about 100. Patients ages 25 to 44 account for most of the new cases, according to Dr. Alina Alonso, Palm Beach County director for the Florida Department of Health.