WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Senator Rick Scott released an update on the growth rate of cases of the Coronavirus by state, and by county in Florida, as of May 8, 2020, according to Johns Hopkins Center for Systems Science and Engineering and Florida Department of Health data. Senator Scott is releasing this information daily to show which states are slowing the growth of Coronavirus. Please note: data provided from Johns Hopkins is compiled from federal data and may have discrepancies from latest state updates.

Please see the charts below of Confirmed Cases by US State and by Florida County, as of May 8, 2020.

Confirmed COVID-19 Cases

State

4/30/20

5/7/20

Rolling 7-Day Growth Rate in Confirmed Cases (4/30-5/7)

Rank by Growth Rate (Highest=1st)

Change from Previous Ranking

Minnesota

5136

9365

82%

1

Nebraska

4281

7334

71%

2

Iowa

7145

11059

55%

3

↑1

Kansas

4413

6332

43%

4

↓1

Virginia

15847

21570

36%

5

↑3

Maryland

21742

29374

35%

6

↑3

Wisconsin

6854

9215

34%

7

↓1

Illinois

52918

70871

34%

8

↓1

New Hampshire

2146

2843

32%

9

↑4

Puerto Rico

1539

2031

32%

10

↓5

New Mexico

3411

4493

32%

11

↑1

Tennessee

10735

14096

31%

12

↓1

District of Columbia

4323

5654

31%

13

↑1

Kentucky

4708

6129

30%

14

↑1

Arizona

7655

9945

30%

15

↓5

North Dakota

1067

1371

28%

16

↑3

Alabama

7088

9046

28%

17

↑4

Mississippi

6815

8686

27%

18

↓2

Indiana

17835

22503

26%

19

↑1

North Carolina

10754

13540

26%

20

↓3

Delaware

4734

5939

25%

21

↑4

Texas

28727

36036

25%

22

↓4

California

50130

62148

24%

23

↑1

Ohio

18027

22131

23%

24

↓2

Missouri

7818

9581

23%

25

↑2

Utah

4672

5724

23%

26

↓3

Rhode Island

8621

10530

22%

27

↓1

Maine

1095

1330

21%

28

↑5

Georgia

26264

31618

20%

29

↑2

Colorado

15284

18370

20%

30

↓1

Oklahoma

3618

4330

20%

31

↓3

Oregon

2510

2989

19%

32

South Dakota

2449

2906

19%

33

↑3

Massachusetts

62205

73721

19%

34

↓4

South Carolina

6095

7142

17%

35

Pennsylvania

47971

55956

17%

36

↓2

Nevada

5053

5855

16%

37

Florida

33690

38828

15%

38

↑2

Connecticut

27700

31784

15%

39

↓1

West Virginia

1125

1287

14%

40

↑4

Wyoming

559

635

14%

41

↓2

Washington

14327

16231

13%

42

↑1

New Jersey

118652

133991

13%

43

↓2

Arkansas

3281

3703

13%

44

↓2

Michigan

41379

45745

11%

45

Idaho

1984

2178

10%

46

Louisiana

28001

30652

9%

47

New York

304372

327469

8%

48

Vermont

866

916

6%

49

Alaska

355

374

5%

50

Hawaii

618

629

2%

51

Montana

453

456

1%

52

Source: Johns Hopkins Center for Systems Science and Engineering.

Confirmed Cases by US State, as of May 8, 2020.

Confirmed COVID-19 Cases

Florida County

5/1/20

5/8/20

Rolling 7-Day Growth Rate in Confirmed Cases

(5/1-5/8)

Alachua  

273

306

12%

Baker  

22

24

9%

Bay  

72

76

6%

Bradford  

47

48

2%

Brevard  

289

326

13%

Broward  

5144

5688

11%

Calhoun  

8

24

200%

Charlotte  

245

312

27%

Citrus  

99

102

3%

Clay  

276

293

6%

Collier  

619

712

15%

Columbia  

64

102

59%

Dade  

12389

13664

10%

Desoto  

30

42

40%

Dixie  

7

12

71%

Duval  

1025

1088

6%

Escambia  

532

618

16%

Flagler  

134

147

10%

Franklin  

2

2

0%

Gadsden  

103

123

19%

Gilchrist  

6

6

0%

Glades  

6

6

0%

Gulf  

1

1

0%

Hamilton  

7

8

14%

Hardee  

22

35

59%

Hendry  

92

133

45%

Hernando  

92

98

7%

Highlands  

84

93

11%

Hillsborough  

1163

1371

18%

Holmes  

10

10

0%

Indian River  

91

100

10%

Jackson  

14

74

429%

Jefferson  

28

28

0%

Lafayette  

2

3

50%

Lake  

233

237

2%

Lee  

1067

1219

14%

Leon  

226

249

10%

Levy  

19

20

5%

Liberty  

6

196

3167%

Madison  

58

61

5%

Manatee  

591

742

26%

Marion  

178

202

13%

Martin  

197

243

23%

Monroe  

79

80

1%

Nassau  

57

60

5%

Okaloosa  

156

165

6%

Okeechobee  

12

23

92%

Orange  

1413

1478

5%

Osceola  

486

554

14%

Palm Beach  

3041

3615

19%

Pasco  

252

291

15%

Pinellas  

748

828

11%

Polk  

500

601

20%

Putnam  

108

121

12%

Santa Rosa  

158

162

3%

Sarasota  

365

416

14%

Seminole  

385

410

6%

St. Johns  

210

23

6%

St. Lucie  

249

275

10%

Sumter  

217

239

10%

Suwannee  

139

145

4%

Taylor  

3

3

0%

Union  

5

5

0%

Volusia  

500

537

7%

Wakulla  

24

29

21%

Walton  

38

51

34%

Washington  

12

12

0%

Source: Florida Department of Health, Division of Disease Control and Health Protection

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Florida Department of Health, Data as of May 8, 2020 (11am release)

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