Florida COVID-19 update: 9,148 cases added. Florida nears 3.5 million cases

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Florida on Saturday reported to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 9,148 more COVID-19 cases and seven deaths, according to Miami Herald calculations of CDC data.

In all, Florida has recorded at least 3,418,160 confirmed COVID cases and 48,283 deaths.

In the last seven days, on average, the state has added 339 deaths and 15,633 cases to the daily cumulative total, according to Herald calculations of CDC data.

About 11,772,612 eligible Floridians — 54.8% of the state’s population — had completed the two-dose series of Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna, or have completed Johnson & Johnson’s single-dose vaccine, according to the CDC.

VACCINATIONS IN SOUTH FLORIDA AND MANATEE COUNTY
The CDC reports that every county’s level of community transmission is high. Here’s how many people have been fully vaccinated in South Florida, according to the CDC.

▪ In Miami-Dade County about 1,880,130 people, or 69.2% of the county’s total population, are fully vaccinated.

▪ In Broward County about 1,138,855 people are fully vaccinated, or 58.3% of the county’s population.