Florida reports 147 coronavirus-related deaths, more than 3K new cases

Florida reports 147 coronavirus-related deaths, more than 3K new cases
Florida reports 147 coronavirus-related deaths, more than 3K new cases. (wftv.com)

ORLANDO, Fla. — State health officials say another 147 people have died from illness linked to COVID-19.

Thursday’s data showed a similarity to the 154 deaths reported Wednesday by the Florida Department of Health.

The state’s death toll has climbed to 13,247.

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Data also showed 3,255 new cases of the virus in Florida, an increase of 900 from the 2,355 cases reported on Wednesday.

Since the pandemic began, the number of coronavirus cases recorded statewide totals 674,456.

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Of the latest 147 deaths reported statewide, 32 involved Central Florida residents, including 10 in Orange County, six in Polk County, five in Lake County and four in Brevard County.

Volusia and Sumter counties each reported two additional deaths; Seminole, Marion and Flagler counties reported one death each.

No new deaths in Osceola County were noted in Thursday’s data.

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To date, the number of negative tests recorded by state health officials totals 4,336,517, an increase of 23,695 since Wednesday.

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

Orange: 38,422 (+180) - 426 deaths (+10)

Osceola: 11,919 (+36) - 137 deaths (0)

Seminole: 8,694 (+59)- 197 deaths (+1)

Polk: 18,783 (+109) - 503 deaths (+6)

Volusia: 10,364 (+57)- 214 deaths (+2)

Brevard: 8,193 (+96) - 270 deaths (+4)

Flagler: 1,614 (+17)- 22 deaths (+1)

Lake: 7,173 (+36) - 163 deaths (+5)

Marion: 9,274 (+39) - 258 deaths (+1)

Sumter: 2,137 (+8) - 64 deaths (+2)

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