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:
Patients in ICU beds:
Patients on ventilators: