Florida adds almost 14,000 new COVID-19 cases, 139 virus-related deaths

ORLANDO, Fla. — The Florida Department of Health reported 13,871 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, the largest single-day increase the state has reported since it hit its record of 13,965 new cases on July 16.

The total number of COVID-19 cases reported in Florida now stands at 1,306,123.

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Florida officials also reported 139 new virus-related deaths, including two nonresidents who died in the state.

The total number of coronavirus deaths in Florida is now at 21,857, according to state records.

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As Florida is dealing with record coronavirus case numbers and death totals, COVID-19 vaccines continue across the state.

State records show that 146,160 have already been vaccinated for COVID-19 in Florida as of Tuesday evening, but that number is expected to skyrocket in the coming weeks and months.

Most of the vaccines in the state have been for healthcare workers and first responders, but that has now changed. Many Central Florida counties are offering vaccines for people 65 and older. An appointment is required for all vaccination sites.

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Channel 9 has compiled a list of every local county’s vaccine distribution site.


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

Orange: CASES: 75,317 (+1,044) DEATHS: 749 (+16)

Polk: CASES: 36,766 (+513) DEATHS: 784 (+4)

Osceola: CASES: 24,996 (+312) DEATHS: 288 (0)

Volusia: CASES: 21,971 (+256) DEATHS: 435 (+2)

Brevard: CASES: 20,778 (+256) DEATHS: 515 (+2)

Seminole: CASES: 17,814 (+172) DEATHS: 313 (+2)

Marion: CASES: 17,451 (+152) DEATHS: 462 (+4)

Lake: CASES: 15,201 (+203) DEATHS: 295 (+1)

Sumter: CASES: 4,951 (+62) DEATHS: 120 (+2)

Flagler: CASES: 3,637 (+27) DEATHS: 48 (0)

Adam Poulisse, WFTV.com

Adam Poulisse joined WFTV in November 2019.