| The Daytona Beach News-Journal
The Florida Department of Health did not update its daily coronavirus dashboard Saturday, Oct. 10.
On Friday, Florida announced 118 new coronavirus deaths statewide, including four in Volusia County, bringing the state’s total number of deaths to 15,186.
Florida has also reported a total of 186 non-resident coronavirus deaths. Those numbers are not included in the state’s daily update.
The lack of information follows an email Gannett papers in Florida sent to the DOH Friday morning requesting an explanation regarding the discrepancies between the county-by-county report and the daily dashboard.
Additionally, the state report’s daily positivity rate has recently shown discrepancies. Yesterday’s report listed a daily positivity rate of 4.57% for Wednesday, but Friday’s report shows Wednesday’s positivity rate as 6.27%.
The state Department of Health announced 2,908 new Florida cases on Friday, bringing the total statewide to 728,921.
Of those cases,