The Florida Department of Health reported (for Saturday) a single-day total of 3,494 new cases of positive COVID-19 tests, raising the overall number to 97,291.
17 new deaths related to COVID-19 were also reported by the DOH, raising the death toll in Florida to 3,161.
The rate of positive testing was 11.89%.
It was also reported that 98 Florida residents were hospitalized on Saturday.
In Alachua County there were 43 new cases reported which brings its total to 716.