The number of positive coronavirus cases in Florida is increasing again. And the percent positivity rate continues to climb in Hillsborough County.
COVID-19 in Hillsborough County
The percentage of people testing positive for coronavirus in Hillsborough was at 3.2% for the week that ended Monday. It’s the third straight weekly increase.
COVID-19 in Pinellas County
In Pinellas County, the percent positive was 2.2% for the two-week period that ended Friday.
COVID-19 in Florida
The Miami Herald reports that over the last week, Florida has averaged more than 1,500 positive cases and 39 deaths a day.
The number of cases is likely an undercount, mainly because positive results from at-home COVID testing are usually not included.