From the Florida Department of Health
The Florida Department of Health (DOH), in order to provide more comprehensive data, releases a report on COVID-19 cases in Florida once per day. Today, Florida had the fifteenth straight day below 10 percent positivity of new cases.
Today, as reported at 11 a.m. for the state of Floridea, there are 3,269 new positive COVID-19 cases and 135 newly reported deaths – 12 occurred yesterday, August 26. As posted on the Agency for Health Care Administration’s hospitalization dashboard at 11 a.m., there are 4,289 current hospitalizations with a primary diagnosis of COVID-19.
Test results for more than 58,700 individuals were reported to DOH as of midnight, on Wednesday, August 26. On August 26, 6.36 percent of new cases** tested positive.
To date, there are a total of 611,991 Florida cases*** with 10,868 deaths related to COVID-19.
The newly reported deaths of 135 Florida residents from August 26 who tested positive for COVID-19 have been reported in Bay, Brevard, Broward, Charlotte, Citrus, Clay, Collier, Columbia, Dade, Duval, Escambia, Gulf, Highlands, Hillsborough, Holmes, Indian River, Lake, Lee, Leon, Manatee, Marion, Martin, Okeechobee, Orange, Palm Beach, Pasco, Pinellas, Polk, Santa Rosa, Sarasota, St. Johns, St. Lucie, Sumter and Volusia counties.
SEMINOLE COUNTY COVID-19 DATA
As reported today for Wednesday, August 26, Seminole County had an additional 58 individuals test positive for COVID-19, increasing the county total to 7896 who have tested positive to date.
There have been a total of 562 individuals of Seminole County hospitalized, and to date, 169 individuals have succumbed to the effects of COVID-19 on their health and died.
The median age of those testing positive sits at 38 years, with more females reported positive than males, 4206 to 3633 respectively.
CHILDREN WITH COVID-19
Statewide there have been 48,928 children age 18 and under test positive for COVID-19 to date, with 611 hospitalized and 8 who have died.
Children ages 14-17 account for 36% of the hospitalizations, with ages 5-10 accounting for 27%, 11-13 years old for 17%, 1-4 years old for 16%, and under the age of one for 5% of those testing positive being hospitalized.
SEMINOLE COUNTY CHILDREN
As of August 26, 2020 there have been 575 children that have tested positive for COVID-19 in Seminole County, out of a total of 3808 tested, netting a positivity rate for Seminole County children of 11.3%.