ANNA MARIA ISLAND – Eighty-four COVID-19 cases have been reported on Anna Maria Island from March, when the pandemic began, through Sunday, Nov. 8, according to the Florida Division of Emergency Management.
Of those, 41 cases were reported in Holmes Beach, 34 in Bradenton Beach and nine in Anna Maria.
Nine more cases each were reported in Cortez and in the Manatee County portion of Longboat Key, according to the report.
2020 COVID-19 cases on AMI
November (to date) 84
With 9,338 reported cases, the city of Bradenton ranked 17th in the state of Florida for the highest number of cases per city.
According to the Florida Department of Health (FDOH) COVID-19 dashboard, 13,960 Manatee County residents and 154 non-residents have tested positive for COVID-19 since the pandemic began. Manatee County ranks 13th highest in the state for number of cases per county.
On Saturday, Oct. 31, 150 new positive cases were reported in Manatee County. From Oct. 31 through Nov. 7, 643 new cases were reported in Manatee County, with 122 new cases reported on Saturday. The daily percent positive rate for those tested on Saturday was 5.74%, according to the FDOH dashboard.
According to the Sunday, Nov. 8 COVID-19 Situation Update that Manatee County Commissioner Misty Servia shared at her Facebook page, there had been 920 total COVID-19 hospitalizations and 334 COVID-19 deaths reported to date in Manatee County. According to the situation update, there were 34 COVID patients hospitalized in Manatee County as of Sunday; 30% of Manatee County’s residents have been tested and the most recent seven-day average for those who tested positive was 5.85%.
Cases are reported based on the patient’s home zip code.