24 new coronavirus-related deaths reported in Central Florida

ORLANDO, Fla. — Florida health officials reported an additional 93 coronavirus-related deaths on Tuesday, including 24 in Central Florida.

Of the latest deaths, nine were reported in Polk County.

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The latest deaths bring the total death toll in the state to 36,102.

On Tuesday the state also reported an additional 3,682 coronavirus cases.

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That brings the total number of cases in the state since the pandemic began to 2,249,535.

The increases come as a Centers for Disease Control study found there’s a roughly 20% chance of COVID-19 infection between vaccine doses.

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They followed nearly 4,000 front-line workers across six states — including Florida — after receiving one dose of an mRNA COVID-19 vaccine and found, while rare, that it’s still possible to get infected. Click here for more information about the study.

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

Orange: CASES: 137,434 (+277); DEATHS: 1,253 (+1)

Polk: CASES: 68,224 (+110); DEATHS: 1,319 (+9)

Osceola: CASES: 44,477 (+96); DEATHS: 508 (+6)

Volusia: CASES: 43,032 (+72); DEATHS: 796 (+0)

Brevard: CASES: 41,251 (+68); DEATHS: 866 (+4)

Marion: CASES: 30,993 (+44); DEATHS: 958 (+0)

Seminole: CASES: 33,949 (+64); DEATHS: 493 (+0)

Lake: CASES: 29,526 (+58); DEATHS: 637 (+4)

Sumter: CASES: 9,307 (+13); DEATHS: 275 (+0)

Flagler: CASES: 7,268 (+23); DEATHS: 111 (+0)

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.