One year after first COVID-19 cases found in Florida, state reports lowest daily increase in cases since October

ORLANDO, Fla. — One year to the day since the first two COVID-19 cases were reported in Florida, the state reported the lowest daily increase in cases since October.

Florida health officials reported 1,700 new COVID-19 cases in the state on Monday.

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That brings the number of positive COVID-19 cases in Florida over the past year to 1,910,921.

Of the latest cases, 396 were reported in Central Florida.

The latest numbers also show that the state added 150 additional virus-related deaths on Monday.

That brings the state’s total virus-related death toll to 31,556.

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Of the latest deaths, 43 were reported in Central Florida. Orange and Marion counties saw the largest increases in death tolls with Orange County reporting 10 additional deaths and Marion County reporting 12.

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See a county-by-county breakdown of total (and new) cases below, and click here for an interactive map of cases statewide:

Orange: CASES: 114,434 (+112) - DEATHS: 1,104 (+10)

Polk: CASES: 57,150 (+54) - DEATHS: 1,140 (+1)

Osceola: CASES: 36,839 (+37) - DEATHS: 448 (+4)

Volusia: CASES: 34,565 (+19) - DEATHS: 663 (+8)

Brevard: CASES: 34,070 (+80) - DEATHS: 746 (0)

Marion: CASES: 27,663 (+35) - DEATHS: 803 (+7)

Seminole: CASES: 27,262 (+25) - DEATHS: 430 (+12)

Lake: CASES: 24,635 (+24) - DEATHS: 560 (+1)

Sumter: CASES: 8,021 (+4) - DEATHS: 238 (0)

Flagler: CASES: 5,971 (+6) - DEATHS: 92 (0)

Sarah Wilson

Sarah Wilson, WFTV.com

Sarah Wilson joined WFTV Channel 9 in 2018 as a digital producer after working as an award-winning newspaper reporter for nearly a decade in various communities across Central Florida.