Florida breaks single-day COVID-19 case record with more than 10,100 cases reported in 24 hours

ORLANDO, Fla. — Florida hit a new milestone in the coronavirus pandemic on Thursday: the first reported instance the state has had more than 10,100 cases of the virus in one day.

The record-breaking increase brings the total number of cases in the state to 169,106.

Florida also reported 67 additional deaths on Thursday, including four in Central Florida. That includes two in Osceola County and one each in Lake and Orange counties.


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The state’s previous record for a daily case increase was set June 27 with 9,585 cases reported in 24 hours.

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

Orange: 11,458 (+584)

Seminole: 2,837 (+155)

Volusia: 2,372 (+153)

Brevard: 2,180 (+218)

Osceola: 2,349 (+185)

Lake: 1,508 (+98)

Sumter: 387 (+19)

Marion: 789 (+62)

Flagler: 340 (+17)

Polk: 4,327 (+279)

Click here to find out where to find COVID-19 testing in Central Florida.

INTERACTIVE MAP: Coronavirus cases in Florida

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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.