TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — The most recent COVID-19 numbers reported by the Florida Department of Health show a continued decline in the number of new coronavirus cases. The FDOH reported 9,891 new cases in the past week.
Compared to the previous week, the number of new vaccinations administered has increased significantly compared to the week before, nearly tripling the number of vaccinated residents in the state of Florida.
For the week of Nov. 12 to Nov. 18, the Florida Department of Health’s report says there are 3,677,968 cumulative COVID-19 cases, an increase of 9,891 compared to the previous week, Nov. 5 to Nov. 11.
From Nov. 12 to Nov. 18, the total number of COVID-related deaths stands at 61,081. That’s an increase of 384 deaths from the report the prior week, another decrease in newly reported COVID deaths compared to the week before.
Vaccination numbers across the state show the number of doses administered has nearly tripled week-over-week. The current cumulative total of doses administered reported in the FDOH weekly data is 14,180,980 compared to the previous report of 14,043,681.
According to FDOH’s report, from Nov. 12 to Nov. 18, an additional 137,299 people were vaccinated for COVID-19, a much bigger increase in vaccinations compared to the number of those who received vaccinations the week before. In the previous week, 46,307 people were vaccinated.