Florida

Cases

New FL Cases

September 18
+3,204
Trend
Flat

New FL Deaths

September 18
+139
Trend
Flat

Total FL Cases

Confirmed cases
677,660
Deaths
13,225

Tests in FL

Positive-Test Rate
11.9%

County Trends

Rising
24
Falling
22
Flat
21

Total County Cases

>10,000 1,001-10,000 101-1,000 11-100 1-10 0

By County

Select a county
More than 50% increase in 7-day average of new cases, compared with one week ago
10-50% increase in 7-day average of new cases, compared with one week ago
County Confirmed New cases yesterday Deaths
Miami-Dade 165,980 385 3,027
Palm Beach 44,906 223 1,272
Hillsborough 40,349 223 604
Broward 75,266 218 1,317
Alachua 7,199 205 46
Orange 38,623 201 431
Duval 29,056 180 350
Leon 9,730 164 53
Polk 18,915 132 505
Pinellas 21,359 105 720
Lee 19,807 74 459
Brevard 8,264 71 274
Osceola 11,975 56 137
Marion 9,329 55 259
Clay 4,723 51 91
Volusia 10,413 49 216
Pasco 8,729 49 198
Seminole 8,742 48 199
Lake 7,220 47 169
Manatee 11,087 46 277
St. Johns 5,037 46 65
Citrus 2,586 45 81
Collier 12,368 44 201
Sarasota 7,795 43 246
St. Lucie 7,742 38 259
Hernando 2,974 33 112
Okeechobee 1,409 33 22
Gadsden 2,680 24 44
Indian River 3,049 23 109
Martin 4,666 21 132
Charlotte 2,922 21 131
Union 858 19 12
Flagler 1,631 17 23
Hamilton 824 17 8
Bradford 1,000 16 7
Baker 1,388 15 11
Suwannee 2,577 14 65
Bay 5,767 13 94
Okaloosa 4,719 13 100
Columbia 3,604 12 50
Jackson 2,683 10 76
Nassau 1,999 10 37
Taylor 1,280 10 12
Highlands 2,046 9 81
Hardee 1,268 9 10
Wakulla 1,065 8 9
Putnam 2,023 6 38
Escambia 11,996 5 217
Madison 1,000 5 18
Gilchrist 498 5 12
Glades 491 4 4
Sumter 2,140 3 65
Hendry 2,037 3 42
Walton 1,861 3 22
DeSoto 1,543 3 23
Levy 992 3 9
Holmes 720 3 5
Monroe 1,801 2 22
Washington 1,053 2 18
Jefferson 542 2 8
Liberty 487 2 7
Lafayette 1,228 1 12
Gulf 865 1 14
Dixie 815 1 6
Franklin 589 1 3
Calhoun 605 0 10
Santa Rosa 5,190 -2 69

Tracker: Vaccine & Drug Development

Researchers worldwide are scrambling to develop vaccines and treatments for the coronavirus. SmartNews is tracking progress here.

UPDATES
1 day ago
Pfizer vaccine trial bets on early win against coronavirus, documents show
2 days ago
US outlines sweeping plan to provide free COVID-19 vaccines, officials say the shot wouldn’t be broadly available until the summer of 2021
2 days ago
Study hints antibody drug may cut COVID-19 hospitalizations
9/15/2020
Pfizer says coronavirus vaccine study shows mostly mild-to-moderate side effects
9/15/2020
There may not be enough coronavirus vaccine doses to quickly supply the world, Gates Foundation says
9/15/2020
The Food and Drug Administration is weighing whether to follow British regulators in resuming AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine trial
CNN
9/13/2020
Pfizer coronavirus vaccine could be given to Americans before end of the year, CEO says
9/12/2020
Oxford and AstraZeneca resume coronavirus vaccine trial
9/11/2020
Governments should begin prep for transporting COVID-19 vaccine, trade org urges
9/8/2020
AstraZeneca vaccine trial paused to investigate 'a potentially unexplained illness'
Florida
STATUS: CLOSING AGAIN
Cases
677,660 confirmed cases, with 3,204 new cases yesterday
Masks
Mask mandate in selected regions
Closures
Bars
Fact
CDC recommends using ABHR with 60-95% alcohol in healthcare settings. Read more »

Policy last updated: 8/6/2020

Timeline: The Road to Reopening

Tracking the latest information on preventive measures and policy changes as the U.S. combats the coronavirus and struggles with when and how to reopen its economy.

UPDATES
9/11/2020
Florida bars allowed to reopen at half-capacity starting Sep 14th
9/1/2020
Florida announces it will lift ban on nursing home visits
7/20/2020
Chicago bans indoor bars and facials; Florida cases soar
7/7/2020
Florida requires schools to reopen in August despite a surge in coronavirus cases
CNN
7/6/2020
Miami shuts down restaurant dining again as U.S. coronavirus deaths top 130,000
7/1/2020
The city of Miami Beach will impose $50 fines for not wearing a mask in public
6/30/2020
Florida is “not going back” on reopening, governor says
6/29/2020
Jacksonville to order mask-wearing ahead of GOP convention
6/27/2020
Texas governor and Florida governor both say a statewide mask mandate is a step too far
6/26/2020
Florida suspends alcohol consumption at bars as virus cases soar

Coronavirus News

  • Sources: Johns Hopkins CSSE and The COVID Tracking Project
  • Disclaimer: This data changes rapidly, so what’s shown may be out of date. Table totals may not always represent an accurate sum.
  • †SmartNews is no longer displaying U.S. “recovered” data due to the lack of uniform reporting from state health departments.