Florida reports 222 COVID-19-related deaths, more than 13,700 new cases on Thursday

Florida reports 222 COVID-19-related deaths, more than 13,700 new cases on Thursday

ORLANDO, Fla. — The Florida Department of Health reported 13,720 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday.

Of the new cases reported, 2,922 were in Central Florida. Orange County reported the most local cases with 900.

According to state records, 1,531,192 COVID-19 cases have been recorded in Florida since the start of the pandemic.

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The state also added 37,443 negative test results on Thursday, bringing the total of negative tests performed to 7,900,705.

State records show 402 more residents have been hospitalized for COVID-19 in the last 24 hours in Florida.

Florida also reported 222 new COVID-19-related deaths on Thursday.

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Of the new deaths reported, 40 were in Central Florida. Osceola County reported 14 new virus-deaths in the last 24 hours.

State records show 23,981 people have died from COVID-19 complications in Florida.

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

Orange: CASES: 90,601 (+900) - DEATHS: 823 (+4)

Polk: CASES: 44,252 (+413) - DEATHS: 874 (+6)

Osceola: CASES: 29,733 (+321) - DEATHS: 326 (+14)

Volusia: CASES: 26,531 (+210) - DEATHS: 470 (+3)

Brevard: CASES: 25,207 (+290) - DEATHS: 564 (+2)

Seminole: CASES: 21,334 (+262) - DEATHS: 333 (+4)

Marion: CASES: 21,414 (+204) - DEATHS: 525 (+5)

Lake: CASES: 18,753 (+216) - DEATHS: 339 (+1)

Sumter: CASES: 6,214 (+49) - DEATHS: 125 (+1)

Flagler: CASES: 4,565 (+57) - DEATHS: 52 (0)