Florida reports 136 more coronavirus-related deaths, including 29 locally; almost 10K new cases

ORLANDO, Fla. — The Florida Department of Health said Tuesday that another 136 people died from coronavirus-related illnesses, bringing the statewide death toll to 5,319.

The number of positive tests in Florida dropped below 10,000 for the first time in a week.

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Officials reported an additional 9,440 cases of COVID-19 Tuesday, bringing the total number of positive tests to nearly 370,000 to date.

Of the 136 newly recorded deaths statewide, 29 were linked to Central Florida, including 10 in Polk County, five each in Orange and Osceola counties, three each in Brevard and Marion counties and one each in Seminole, Volusia and Sumter counties.

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

Orange: 24,011 (+427)

Seminole: 5,519 (+108)

Volusia: 5,530 (+233)

Brevard: 4,413 (+110)

Osceola: 6,479 (+211)

Lake: 3,473 (+82)

Sumter: 859 (+16)

Marion: 2,721 (+171)

Flagler: 683 (+24)

Polk: 10,072 (+195)

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

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INTERACTIVE MAP: Coronavirus cases in Florida

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