The latest on the coronavirus pandemic: Live updates

 edition.cnn.com  07/15/2020 04:46:54 
People line up in cars at a Covid-19 testing site in Miami Beach, Florida, on July 12.
People line up in cars at a Covid-19 testing site in Miami Beach, Florida, on July 12. Lynne Sladky/AP

The Covid-19 positivity rate rose to 31% on Tuesday in Miami-Dade County in Florida, according to data released by local officials.

The county's goal is to not exceed a positivity rate --how many of those tested are actually infected -- of 10%. Yet it has exceeded 22% for the past two weeks.

The current 14-day average positivity rate is27%, the data shows.

Over the past 13 days the county has also seen a 56% increase in Covid-10 patients being hospitalized, a 65% increase in ICU beds being used and 92% use of ventilators, according to local government data.

Here is a breakdown of the hospitalization data released byMiami-DadeCounty Government:

Covid-19 patients:

7/01:1298

7/14:2029

Patients in ICU beds:

7/01:266

7/14:438

Patients on ventilators:

7/01:118

7/14:226

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