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Florida reports 10,302 new COVID-19 cases in latest weekly report; new deaths drop below 500

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — The latest COVID-19 figures reported by the Florida Department of Health show a decline in new coronavirus cases is here to stay. The number of new deaths per week fell below 500.

That said, FDOH reported that the number of vaccinations administered per week continues to decline.

For the week of Nov. 5 to Nov. 11, the Florida Department of Health report says there are 3,668,077 cumulative cases of COVID-19, an increase of 10,302 from the previous week, Oct. 29 to Nov. 4.

From November 5 to November 11, the total number of COVID-related deaths stands at 60,697. That’s an increase of 363 deaths from the previous week’s report, another drop in newly reported COVID deaths compared to the previous week.

According to FDOH, the positivity rate was 2.5% the week before. Last week the percentage was 2.6%. Cumulatively, the positivity of the state’s new COVID case is 20.8%, the weekly report shows.

Vaccination numbers across the state show that the number of doses administered week-over-week has continued to decline. According to the FDOH report, from Nov. 5 to Nov. 11, an additional 46,307 people were vaccinated against COVID-19, a larger drop compared to the number of people vaccinated the week before. The week before, 64,583 people were vaccinated.

The current cumulative total of administered doses reported in the weekly FDOH data is 14,043,681 compared to the previous report of 13,997,374.