Florida reports more than 5,500 new coronavirus cases

ORLANDO, Fla. — Florida reported an additional 5,556 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday.

That brings the total number of cases in the state since the pandemic began to 2,090,862.

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Of the latest cases, 1,120 were reported in Central Florida.

On Tuesday, the state also reported 70 additional virus-related deaths. Of those deaths, 30 were reported in Central Florida.

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Polk County saw the largest increase in deaths, reporting 17 deaths on Tuesday.

The latest deaths bring the state’s total death toll from the virus to 34,434.

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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: 126,044 (+383); DEATHS: 1,198 (+0)

Polk: CASES: 62,197 (+202); DEATHS: 1,284 (+17)

Osceola: CASES: 40,362 (+148); DEATHS: 487 (+0)

Volusia: CASES: 39,120 (+75); DEATHS: 730 (+3)

Brevard: CASES: 37,852 (+136); DEATHS: 818 (+4)

Marion: CASES: 29,327 (+33); DEATHS: 927 (+2)

Seminole: CASES: 30,642 (+72); DEATHS: 470 (+0)

Lake: CASES: 27,081 (+53); DEATHS: 611 (+0)

Sumter: CASES: 8,886 (+6); DEATHS: 262 (+2)

Flagler: CASES: 6,788 (+12); DEATHS: 102 (+2)

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.