Florida registers 132 new deaths and 9,500 additional cases from COVID | WORLD

Florida added 9,535 new cases of COVID and 132 deaths this Sunday, while immunization days in the state progress slowly, with about 1.4 million people vaccinated.

The state Department of Health detailed that there are already 25,693 deaths since last March, out of a total of 1,649,449 infected with the coronavirus so far.

According to official figures, 1,379,502 people had been inoculated with Pfizer and Moderna compounds as of Saturday, of which 155,314 have received both doses of the vaccines.

Miami-Dade County is the most affected by the pandemic, with 4,730 deaths to date and 358,801 cases since last March 1, when the first case was registered.

Miami-Dade is followed by neighboring Broward County, with 166,058 cases and 2,034 deaths, and Palm Beach, with 102,367 infections and 2,098 deaths.

The Florida Department of Health reported this Sunday a rate of positives recorded in one day of 8.45% of a total of 114,277 tests carried out in the last day.

The number of positive patients for the pathogen who have been hospitalized since March in Florida is 70,181.

Florida is also the second state with the most cases of the most contagious variant discovered in the United Kingdom, with 50 of the 195 in the country, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC, in English). California is the first, with 72 cases.

The United States surpassed 25 million infected by the virus this Sunday, just over a year after it reported its first case of COVID-19, and reached 417,538 deaths, which keeps it as the country most affected by the pandemic in the world.


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