By the Numbers: Coronavirus Update for May 23

MAY 23, 2020 | 2:05 P.M. | TALLAHASSEE–State agencies updated a variety of numbers Saturday related to the coronavirus in Florida. Here are some takeaways:

— 50,127: Total number of cases.

— 676: Increase in cases from a Friday count.

— 2,233: Deaths of Florida residents.

— 43: Increase in deaths from a Friday count.

— 1,745,055: Confirmed “unique” unemployment claims received from March 15 to Friday.

— 1,541,299: Unemployment claims processed.

— 1,006,327: Unemployment claimants paid.

— 1,290: Prison inmates who have tested positive for the virus.

— 248: Corrections workers who have tested positive.

— 51: Workers at South Bay Correctional Facility who have tested positive, the most in the state.

— 28.6: Percentage of available hospital beds statewide.

— 25.7: Percentage of available adult intensive-care unit beds statewide.

— 472 Martin County residents tested positive

— 69 Martin County residents hospitalized

— 9 Martin County deaths

–376 St. Lucie County residents tested positive

— 87 St. Lucie County residents hospitalized

–28 St. Lucie County deaths

Sources: Florida Department of Health, Florida Department of Economic Opportunity, Florida Department of Corrections, Florida Agency for Health Care Administration.

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