Florida Keys Coronavirus Cases

Updated August 4:

The Florida Department of Health in Monroe County received confirmation from the State Health Office today regarding two additional COVID-19-related death in Monroe County. One individual was an 84-year-old male resident of Monroe County who had underlying health conditions. This individual was a 76-year-old male resident of Monroe County who had co-morbidities. There are now 13 total resident deaths in Monroe County. This confirmation is reflected in the State Health Office’s database.

The latest report from the Florida Department of Health shows there are 10 new cases today in Monroe County, including 8 more in Key West, 2 more in Tavernier, and 1 more in Stock Island. One was recategorized from Key Largo.

Monroe County: 1,389 total cases

A majority of the infections are community-acquired. It is critical to wear a mask, avoid crowds, social distance, and wash your hands frequently.

Non-residents: 26
Key West: 642
Key Largo: 188
Tavernier: 114
Marathon: 151
Islamorada: 51
Big Pine Key: 27
Summerland Key: 31
Cudjoe Key: 4
Sugarloaf: 2
Stock Island: 37
Key Colony Beach: 8
Long Key: 3
Layton: 1
Little Torch: 3
Marathon Shores: 1
Big Torch: 1
Duck Key: 1
Ramrod Key: 2
Homeless: 1
Missing Cities: 95
Monroe County Deaths, reported by the State: 13
Current Hospitalizations (does not take into account those hospitalized outside of Monroe County):
Lower Keys Medical: 11
Fishermans and Mariners (Baptist): 3

Hospital capacity changes based on current patients and staffing. This is a very fluid situation and the figures can change throughout the day based on patient admissions and discharges. The presented numbers only show a snapshot of a single moment in time in a dynamic situation. Both Baptist and Lower Keys Medical are currently in the green, meaning they have enough supplies, staffing, and resources for the next 7 days or longer. When they go to yellow, it means they have fewer than 7 days, and red is for fewer than 3 days. Emergency Management is monitoring their needs on an ongoing basis.
The hospitals are currently managing the care of COVID-19 patients in care spaces at the hospitals that be expanded or contracted as needed. To date, neither hospital has had to expand the spaces, but it is available if necessary. In the event of a significant surge of cases in our community, the hospitals and Emergency Management would work collaboratively with state health officials to identify other resources to provide care for those who need it. More information on hospital capacities can be found at https://bi.ahca.myflorida.com/…/vie…/Public/ICUBedsHospital…

Total Viral Tests as of today: 12,732
Positive Antibodies/Total Tested: 116/3,056 as of July 23 (updated by FDOH, the last report is from July 23)

March: 33 new cases
April: 46 new cases
May: 29 new cases
June: 151 new cases
July: 1,069 new cases
August: 94 cases, so far

Current case information can be found at https://floridahealthcovid19.gov. On the dashboard, look under “See the Report” for detailed information by county, including testing numbers and geographic locations or “See dashboard” for summaries by county.

The Florida Dept of Health officially confirms new cases. Cases are a total count of all laboratory-confirmed cases. This number does not represent the current number of COVID-19 positive persons. At this time, the FDOH is unable to determine the number of recoveries from COVID-19. Those who do recover from the virus may have additional unknown health effects. Monroe County posts this Florida Department of Health information as a courtesy to inform residents.